1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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SAFETY INSPECTORS inspect machinery, equipment, working conditions and public places to ensure conformity with government and industry standards and regulations, in relation to occupational health and safety.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • examining equipment specifications, and inspecting and testing machinery, equipment and clothing to ensure conformity with safety standards and serviceability
  • inspecting factories and other work sites to ensure conformity with government and industry standards and regulations
  • inspecting public places and working conditions, investigating accidents, studying causes and recommending action
  • inspecting insured buildings, vehicles and commercial and industrial establishments to evaluate conditions and practices affecting insurance risk and to develop safety programs


This section contains the following subsection :
              3992-11 Safety Inspector

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