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Who may handle asbestos?

Updated: Aug 14, 2021

New Asbestos Abatement Regulations was approved and implemented in Nov 2020

Type 1

Small projects up to 10m² and painting of asbestos roofs where no cleaning is necessary. No need to register with the Department of Labour but notice of 7 days must be given to the Department



Type 2

Asbestos contractor will be allowed to remove asbestos containing materials such as roof sheets, insulation boards. The type 2 contractor must be registered with the Department of Labour and must notify the Department 7 days in advance of any asbestos work to be done.


Type 3

This type of contractor can handle any asbestos and must notify the Department 7 days in advance of any asbestos work to be done


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