You require this licence for the removal of 10 square metres or more of bonded asbestos material.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
Means the asbestiform varieties of mineral silicates belonging to the serpentine and amphibole groups of rock-forming minerals and includes:
grunerite (or amosite) asbestos (brown),
tremolite asbestos, &
a mixture that contains 1 or more of the minerals mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (f)
- Bonded asbestos containing material
bonded asbestos contains a bonding compound reinforced with asbestos fibres.
- Friable asbestos containing material
friable asbestos is unbonded asbestos containing material that, when dry, is or may become crumbled, pulverized or reduced to powder by hand pressure.
Only a person who conducts, or proposes to conduct a business or undertaking may apply for an asbestos removal licence by submitting the appropriate application form.
The licence will remain in effect for 5 years.
Licence applications can be downloaded from the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland website.
In order to be granted a B Class licence an applicant must satisfy the regulator that they meet the approved criteria:
- Complete an application form
- The applicant must provide proof of holding:
- A Business registration certificate - ABN Number
- The names of one or more competent persons who have been engaged by the applicant to supervise the asbestos removal work to be authorised by the licence;
Evidence that each named supervisor is at least 18 years of age.
A copy of a certification issued to each named supervisor for the specified VET courses for the supervision of Asbestos removal work:
- CPCCDE3014A Removal non-friable asbestos, OR
- If the specified course/s are not readily available, evidence of holding a bonded asbestos removal card/certificate issued in QLD before 1 Jan 2012.
Evidence that each named supervisor has at least 12 months of relevant industry experience in bonded asbestos removal.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Queensland)
Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Queensland)
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