Asbestos Removal Licence - Tasmania

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to carry out the removal of asbestos or asbestos-containing materials. There are two classes of licence:

  • Class A licence - authorises you to remove friable and non-friable asbestos and asbestos-contaminated dust (ACD).
  • Class B licence - authorises you to remove non-friable asbestos or ACD associated with the removal of non-friable asbestos.

Friable asbestos are materials containing asbestos:

  • that can break down into power by hand when dry
  • are more likely to release measurable levels of asbestos into the environment when disturbed
  • generally pose a greater risk to health.

Non-friable asbestos are materials containing asbestos:

  • that is firmly bonded into the material
  • are unlikely to release measurable levels of asbestos into the environment if left undisturbed
  • generally pose a lower risk to health.

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 at least 18 years old
  • be a person conducting a business or undertaking
  • have completed the appropriate qualification and training
  • have at least 3 years (class A) or 1 year (class B) previous industry experience.

If you have engaged someone as your nominated supervisor, these requirements will apply to them.

Duration

Five years unless cancelled.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Licensing Fees - Asbestos (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Approval time

If a decision is not made within 120 days after the application, the licence is taken to haven been refused.

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.