Furniture and Bedding Inspector

Inspect bedding materials and furniture paddings.
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Salary Range
$39,000 – $94,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Furniture and Bedding Inspectors do?

Inspects bedding materials and furniture padding to enforce public health laws and to investigate consumer complaints: Inspects premises and operations at furniture and bedding factories, warehouses, renovating plants, and sales outlets to ascertain compliance with state furniture and bedding sanitation laws. Examines labels on furniture and bedding items to ascertain compliance with fiber content and labeling regulations. Examines stock of used goods, condition of fumigation chambers, and use of prescribed chemicals. Conducts laboratory analyses on sample fibers, feathers, and materials to determine usability and cleanliness, utilizing standardized microscopic examination and chemical tests. May cite or arrest suspected violators and testify in court.

Should I be a Furniture and Bedding Inspector?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Furniture and Bedding

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