Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors (2222)
The following characteristics concern the occupation of
Meat Inspectors (2222.4)
Meat inspectors inspect meat products for conformity to prescribed production, storage and transportation standards. Other agricultural products inspectors inspecting dairy and poultry products, and supervisors of agricultural products inspectors, are also included in this group.
Note: The codes in brackets and under the Aptitudes heading are for career development specialists. Under the Interests heading, the code is in upper or lower case letters depending on the degree of importance.
Methodical persons like to have clear rules and organized methods to guide their activities. They prefer working under the direction or supervision of others according to given instructions, or to be guided by established policies and procedures. Methodical persons like to work on one thing until it is completed. They enjoy following a set routine and prefer work that is free from the unexpected.
Innovative persons like to explore things in depth and arrive at solutions to problems by experimenting. They are interested in initiating and creating different ways to solve questions and present information. They enjoy scientific subjects. Innovative persons prefer to be challenged with new and unexpected experiences. They adjust to change easily.
Directive persons like to take charge and control situations. They like to take responsibility for projects that require planning, decision making and co-ordinating the work of others. They are able to give direction and instructions easily. They enjoy organizing their own activities. They see themselves as independent and self-directing.
Near vision (V2)
Work activities are performed near the worker. The scope of the visual field is broader than in Close visual acuity (1).
Colour discrimination is relevant in the performance of the work.
Hearing is limited to short and/or infrequent verbal interactions in order to perform the work.
Sitting, standing, walking (B3)
This level involves work activities in combinations and varying degrees of Sitting (1) and Standing and/or walking (2).
Not relevant (L0)
Work activities do not involve co-ordination of limbs.
Work activities involve handling loads up to 5 kg.
Examining and evaluating data; frequently presenting alternative action in relation to the evaluation.
Speaking - Signalling (P6)
Talking with and/or signalling people to convey or exchange information; giving assignments and/or directions to helpers.
Using the body, hand tools and/or special devices to work, move or carry objects or materials. The attainment of standards or the selection of appropriate tool, object or material is not significant.
Regulated inside climate (L1)
A normal controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.
Unregulated inside climate (L2)
An inside work environment where the temperature or humidity may be considerably different from normal room conditions. In some groups, the nature of the duties affects the temperature or humidity of the work environment.
An outdoor work environment where the worker is exposed to variations in weather conditions and seasonal weather patterns.
Biological agents (H2*)
Exposure to infectious bacteria and viruses as a result of indirect contact with, or direct handling of, infectious materials or micro organisms that may cause illness.
* Environmental conditions
For some occupations in this group, Hazards H2 (Biological agents) may also apply.