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Our staff are WorkSafe New Zealand licensed asbestos assessors and as such, have proven with industry qualifications and many years of experience in the industry their ability to gain the licence.

A licensed asbestos assessor needs to have acquired, through training and experience, the knowledge and skills of relevant asbestos removal industry practice and who holds:

  • a certificate in relation to a training course specified by WorkSafe for asbestos assessor work, or
  • a tertiary qualification in occupational health and safety, occupational hygiene, science or environmental health.

To be independent, the licensed asbestos assessor must be free from any conflict of interest when
carrying out their assessor work. This is to make sure the process remains objective and the
interests of the removalist or PCBU that commissioned them does not unduly influence the

LAANZ has expertise is in the following areas:

  • Issuing clearance certificates after asbestos removal work, Class A and B
  • Management surveys of commercial buildings to determine the presence of asbestos products
  • Refurbishment surveys
  • Demolition surveys
  • Air monitoring during removal work or soil remediation
  • Management plans
  • Asbestos awareness courses

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