Determine cause of damage


Recognise damage and signs of corrosion, identify their cause and determine maintenance and repair procedures.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Determine cause of damage is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Marine surveyor: Marine surveyors inspect vessels intended for operations in maritime or open sea waters. They ensure that vessels and equipment follow the regulations laid down by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). They may also act as third parties for the review of offshore facilities and construction projects.

Optional skill

Determine cause of damage is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Loss adjuster: Loss adjusters treat and evaluate insurance claims by investigating the cases and determining liability and damage, in accordance with the policies of the insurance company. They interview the claimant and witnesses and write reports for the insurer where appropriate recommendations for the settlement are made. Loss adjusters’ tasks include making payments to the insured following his claim, consulting damage experts and providing information via telephone to the clients.




  1. Determine cause of damage – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022