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Notification of Asbestos Removal Work

Due to IT service maintenance, the Online Asbestos Notification System will be unavailable from Sunday 29th of October 7:00am to 5:00pm. Alternatively, you can either mail or fax a completed hardcopy notification form to the WorkSafe office situated closest to the removal site. WorkSafe apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Notification of Asbestos Removal Online Form

Note: For best results, open the online form in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari.

About the notification

Before performing asbestos removal work, an asbestos removal licence holder must notify WorkSafe. The time frames associated with the notifications are:

  • at least 24 hours before commencing asbestos removal work – if the total area to be removed consists of 10 square metres or less of non-friable asbestos-containing material
  • within 24 hours of commencing the asbestos removal work – if the asbestos removal work is undertake as the result of an unexpected situation (as per regulation 299 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017)
  • at least 5 days before the asbestos removal work commences – in all other cases (including where asbestos removal work involves friable asbestos or non-friable asbestos greater than 10 square metres).

Notify WorkSafe

Online form

WorkSafe have an online asbestos notification system to assist asbestos removal licence holders in meeting their notification obligations. The benefits of the system include:

  • less information to complete, as company details are populated each time a new notification is created
  • easy access to company notifications history, including the ability to change and withdraw submitted notifications
  • the option to save notifications as a PDF to email to clients, or print as a one-page document
  • quicker processing times, as notifications are instantly received by the WorkSafe.

Read the User Guide for Licensed Asbestos Removalists [PDF 722kB]

If you are an asbestos removal licence holder and would like to have access to the online asbestos notification system, please complete the Login Request form and return it via post, fax or email to your local WorkSafe regional office. Once your application has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email providing you with a username and password .

Notification of Asbestos Removal Online Form

Note: For best results, open the online form in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari.

Hardcopy form

If you need a hardcopy notification form, please use the below link to download the PDF, print a copy and fill it in. Completed forms can be mailed or faxed to the WorkSafe office located closest to the removal site.

Notification of asbestos removal hardcopy form

Note: Each notification is only valid for the asbestos removal notified on your form. If you intend to complete asbestos removal work at another location or for another job, you must complete a new notification form each time.

Notification updates/amendments

Asbestos removal licence holders can make changes to previously submitted notifications online or using the hardcopy Notification of Asbestos Removal form.

When making changes in hardcopy, resubmit the Notification of Asbestos Removal form with the revised information included and indicate that changes have been made by selecting the 'Updated/Amended Notification for this Removal Work' box in section 7..'

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