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Safety Inspector
Inspects machines, equipment, working conditions and public places to ensure compliance with government and industry standards and regulations, in relation to occupational health and safety. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time 0.5 - 2 years
Avg. weekly wage - No data available -
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 900

What does a Safety Inspector do?

  • examining equipment specifications, and inspecting and testing machines, equipment and clothing to ensure compliance with safety standards and serviceability
  • inspecting factories and other work sites to ensure compliance with government and industry standards and regulations
  • observing workers to ensure protective devices are being utilised according to regulations and that combustible and other hazardous materials are used and stored in accordance with approved procedures
  • conducting tests in work areas to detect toxic fumes, explosive gas-air mixtures and other work hazards
  • ensuring fire prevention equipment and other safety supplies, such as first aid kits, stretchers and blankets, conform to standards
  • assisting in conducting safety meetings and campaigns, and organising training in general safety principles in keeping with regulations
  • advising organisations on ways to comply with occupational health and safety legislative requirements

Specialisations

  • Boilers and Pressure Vessels Inspector
  • Gas Examiner
  • Lifts and Cranes Inspector
  • Mines Inspector
  • Occupational Health and Safety Inspector

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