Asbestos Assessor Licence - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to act as an asbestos assessor. This licence entitles you to carry out air monitoring during Class A asbestos removal work, and carrying out of clearance inspections and issuing of clearance certificates after the completion of Class A asbestos removal work. Class A asbestos removal work includes the removal of friable asbestos or asbestos-contaminated dust.

You may not be required to apply for this licence if you hold an equivalent licence in another jurisdiction.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) submit the form 'Asbestos removal licence Class A or B' at a Service Tasmania shop, with the relevant fee
  • provide WorkSafe Tasmania with evidence (certification) you have completed the VET course for supervising asbestos removal work
  • provide evidence that you and each nominated supervisor is 18 years of age
  • for class A asbestos removal work: have a minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience in the removal of friable asbestos
  • for class B asbestos removal work: have a minimum of 1 year relevant industry experience in the removal of non-friable asbestos
  • have a certified work health and safety management system in place for a class A removal licence
  • provide a current workers compensation insurance certificate (if not an exempt employer).

If you are applying on behalf of a company, or other organisation, you must be able to ensure that the asbestos assessment work will be carried out safely and competently. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $79.00
Renew Renewal All $47.40

Other resources

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

WorkSafe Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206
Email: wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Tasmania (Opens in new window)