Removalist licence types

To be a licensed asbestos removalist, you must get a licence from WorkSafe Tasmania. There are two types of licence, class A and class B. Both types of licence are valid for 5 years, unless cancelled.

Class A asbestos removal licence allows the licence holder to remove:

  • friable asbestos
  • non-friable asbestos and
  • asbestos contaminated dust.

Class B asbestos removal licence allows the licence holder to remove:

  • non-friable asbestos and
  • asbestos contaminated dust associated with the removal of non-friable asbestos.