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Your duties to protect the health and safety of people affected by your work will not change with Brexit.

Our guidance, health and safety made simple: the basics for your business, will help you to comply with the law.

You should continue to manage risk in your business in a proportionate way.

We have made minor amendments to regulations to remove EU references but legal requirements will remain the same as they are now. Health and safety standards will be maintained.


  • No-deal guidance

    Guidance to help you prepare in the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

  • Guidance on GOV.UK

    Answer a few simple questions to find out how to prepare your business or organisation.

  • Maintaining standards

    The EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 helps to ensure that our health and safety standards will not change due to Brexit.

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Updated 2020-01-15->