How to Safely Remove Asbestos Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to remove asbestos.

This code provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with asbestos removal and outlines how to achieve the standards. This code covers topics including:

  • licensing requirements for asbestos removal work
  • health monitoring duties
  • duties for licensed asbestos removal work
  • controls for all types of asbestos removal
  • use of enclosures for large-scale asbestos removal
  • methods for small scale asbestos removal.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

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