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Maintaining standards

Our health and safety standards will not change because of Brexit.

The EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ensures that, whatever the outcome, we can provide certainty on health and safety for dutyholders across the UK. The Act corrects minor inaccuracies, such as changing ‘European Union’ to ‘United Kingdom’.

To support the Act, three HSE-led Statutory Instruments convert current EU regulation into domestic law:

Updated 2020-01-15