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Apply to add approved personnel for asbestos removal

Approved asbestos-removal contractors can add approved personnel for asbestos removal work. Each organisation must employ at least 1 such competent person.

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Who can apply Company representative
How much it costs No cost to apply
How long it takes Up to 8 weeks
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As an approved asbestos-removal contractor (AARC), you must employ at least 1 competent person for asbestos-removal work.

Who can apply

The competent person needs to meet these criteria:

  • Completed the Remove Asbestos From Workplace course by a WSQ-approved training organisation.
  • Have at least 2 years of experience in handling, removing or disposing of asbestos-containing materials or in asbestos-related work activities.

How to apply

To apply, follow these steps:

  1. Apply online to add approved personnel.
  2. Upload all supporting documents.
  3. (Optional) Log in to check your application status.

You will receive an email notification if your application is successful.

Documents required

You will need to submit PDF copies of the following documents:

  • Company testimony for the competent person for asbestos-removal work.
  • Copy of NRIC or Work Pass for each competent person.
  • Supporting documents, including copies of the employment letter or Work Permit showing that the competent persons for asbestos-removal work are directly employed by your company.
  • Certificate of completion for Remove Asbestos From Workplace course.