asbestos abatement worker


Asbestos abatement workers remove asbestos from buildings and other constructions, compliant with health and safety regulations concerning the handling of hazardous materials. They investigate the intensity of the asbestos contamination, prepare the structure for removal, and prevent contamination of other areas.

Alternative label

  • asbestos worker

  • asbestos abatement assessor

  • asbestos contamination assessor

  • asbestos abatement operative

  • asbestos abatement team operative

  • asbestos removal team worker

  • asbestos removal team operative

  • hazardous material removal worker

  • asbestos removal operative

  • hazardous materials removal worker

  • asbestos operative

  • hazardous material abatement worker

  • asbestos abatement team worker

  • asbestos abatement advisor

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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