Persons who intend to conduct a business of asbestos removal of more than 10 square metres of asbestos cement material at any one time must hold an Asbestos Business Licence. There are two categories of licence:
- Friable Asbestos (Class A); and
- Non-Friable Asbestos (Class B).
All removal work (including under 10 square metres) must also comply with the NT WorkSafe Code of Practice - How to Safely Remove Asbestos.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
- Friable Asbestos (Class A); Supervisor must be 18 years of age, copy of specified VET course for supervisor, evidence supervisor has at least 3 years of relevant industry experience.
- Non-Friable Asbestos (Class B); Supervisor must be 18 years of age, copy of specified VET course for supervisor, evidence supervisor has at least 1 year of relevant industry experience.
Application for grant $3,276
Application for replacement licence document $43
Application for renewal $3,276
Application forms are to be lodged at a Territory Business Centre
Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011 (Northern Territory)
Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2011 (Northern Territory)
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