Meter readers and vending-machine collector stock vending machines and collect money from them or from parking meters and other coin boxes, or read electricity, gas or water meters (ILO, 2018).

RISK PROBABILITY BASED ON THE SEMINAL FREY AND OSBORNE STUDY

PROFESSIONAL GROUP CHARACTERISTICS AND SIMILAR OCCUPATIONS

Other elementary workers deliver and carry messages and packages; perform a variety of simple maintenance and repair tasks; collect money and stock vending machines; read meters; collect water and firewood; and collect and issue tickets for parking or events (ILO, 2018).

  • Vending-machines collector
  • Messengers, Package Deliverers and Luggage Porters
  • Meter Readers and Vending-machine Collectors
  • Water and Firewood Collectors
  • Elementary Workers Not Elsewhere Classified

Background Information

The technology for remote monitoring is mature and easy to install. The problem is the scale of substitution and Return on Investment. Furthermore, coin boxes/games/parking tickets are slowly being digitized, using SMS, debit cards or NFC derived technologies  to automatically process payments (Business Insider, 2016). 

CASE EXAMPLES

Categories: Skill Level 1