Notification of Asbestos Removal Work - Northern Territory


You will need to notify the agency at least 5 days before commencing licensed asbestos removal work. Licensed asbestos removal work is the removal of either of:

  • any amount of friable (Class A) asbestos
  • more than 10 square metres of non-friable (Class B) asbestos.

5 days' notice is not required and asbestos removal can be started immediately where there is:

  • a sudden and unexpected event that may cause persons to be exposed to asbestos
  • an unexpected breakdown of an essential service that requires immediate asbestos removal work to allow the service to continue.

Where asbestos removal is required immediately, the agency must be notified:

  • immediately by telephone, and
  • in writing within 24 hours of telephone notification.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.


Administering agency

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

NT WorkSafe

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