Do I need an Asbestos Assessor Licence?

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Asbestos assessor licenses are not mandatory in WA until 31 March 2023. Over the first 12 months of WHS laws in WA, the work normally carried out by an asbestos assessor can be carried out either by an independent competent person or by an asbestos assessor. 

An application form to apply for this licence in WA can be found here: Asbestos assessor licence | Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (commerce.wa.gov.au)

This work relates only to Class A asbestos removal work and consists of:

  • Air monitoring during Class A asbestos removal work
  • Clearance Inspections for Class A asbestos removal work
  • Issuing Clearance Certificates in relation to Class A asbestos removal work.

Further information

Should you have any queries regarding the above information, please contact us on 1300 424 091 or WorkSafeRegistration@dmirs.wa.gov.au

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