Asbestos licensing and certification: Who is required to have a licence or certificate

Training, certification, and licensing requirements for asbestos abatement work are now in effect to help keep workers safe from the danger of asbestos. As of January 1, 2024, asbestos abatement contractors must be licensed to operate in British Columbia, and anyone performing asbestos abatement work must be certified. This document provides details on which employers will require licensing and which workers will require certification.

Visit our Asbestos training, certification & licensing webpage for more information and resources.

Publication Date: Feb 2024 File type: PDF (157 KB) Asset type: Legal Document