Pollution Control Inspector

Published: | Updated: April 10, 2019

Definition - What does Pollution Control Inspector mean?

A pollution control inspector is a professional trained to identify contaminants in a variety of settings including air, water and soil. These consultants can either work in private or public industries and must be knowledgeable in the local, state and federal requirements of a number of different agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

A pollution control inspector may also be known as a pollution control consultant.

Safeopedia explains Pollution Control Inspector

A pollution control consultant often conducts inspections, investigations and sampling studies, and coordinates testing of these samples through a laboratory. Should the presence of pollutants be identified, the pollution control consultant is well versed in the necessary abatement options. The consultant is also knowledgeable of pollution prevention and pollution limiting activities and is involved with both short- and long-term pollution control activities.

This definition was written in the context of in the context of occupational health and safety
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