occupational health and safety inspector

Description

Occupational health and safety inspectors perform workplace audits to ensure compliance with government and environment legislation. They also investigate work accidents. Occupational health and safety inspectors interview employees to ensure the work environment is compliant with health and safety rules, inspect the physical work site and analyse legal paperwork.

Alternative label

  • HSE inspector

  • environmental health officer

  • safety officer

  • factory inspector

  • regulatory health and safety inspector

  • workplace health and safety inspector

  • EHO

  • environmental health inspector

  • health and safety inspector

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

Narrower occupations

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/673f3266-ab1a-447d-9b28-fc5838dc07e3