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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 23 September 2019 at 09:35)
Chapter 8 Part 8.10 Division 1
Division 1 Asbestos removalists—requirement to be licensed
485   Requirement to hold Class A asbestos removal licence
(1)  A person must not carry out the removal of the following at a workplace unless the person, or the person on whose behalf the work is carried out, holds a Class A asbestos removal licence:
(a)  friable asbestos,
(b)  except as provided in clause 486, ACD.
Note.
 See section 43 (1) of the Act.
(2)  A person who conducts a business or undertaking must not direct or allow a worker to carry out the removal of the following unless the person holds a Class A asbestos removal licence:
(a)  friable asbestos,
(b)  except as provided in clause 486, ACD.
Note.
 See section 43 (2) of the Act.
486   Exception to requirement to hold Class A asbestos removal licence
A Class A asbestos removal licence is not required for the removal of ACD that:
(a)  is associated with the removal of non-friable asbestos, or
(b)  is not associated with the removal of friable or non-friable asbestos and is only a minor contamination.
487   Requirement to hold Class B asbestos removal licence
(1)  A person must not carry out the removal of the following at a workplace unless the person, or the person on whose behalf the work is carried out, holds a Class B asbestos removal licence or a Class A asbestos removal licence:
(a)  more than 10 square metres of non-friable asbestos or ACM,
(b)  ACD associated with the removal of more than 10 square metres of non-friable asbestos or ACM.
Note.
 See section 43 (1) of the Act.
(2)  A person who conducts a business or undertaking must not direct or allow a worker to carry out the removal of the following unless the person holds a Class B asbestos removal licence or a Class A asbestos removal licence:
(a)  more than 10 square metres of non-friable asbestos or ACM,
(b)  ACD associated with the removal of more than 10 square metres of non-friable asbestos or ACM.
Note.
 See section 43 (2) of the Act.
488   Recognition of asbestos removal licences in other jurisdictions
(1)  In this Division, a reference to an asbestos removal licence includes a reference to an equivalent licence:
(a)  granted under a corresponding WHS law, and
(b)  that is being used in accordance with the terms and conditions under which it was granted.
(2)  Subclause (1) does not apply to a licence that is suspended or cancelled or has expired in the corresponding jurisdiction.