What you need to know about the new 2015 Health and Safety Legislaton28/07/2015
It was back in 2011 when the UK government commissioned a review of health and safety legislation by Professor Löftstedt. Despite the fact that Professor Löftstedt concluded no real modifications were required, the government tasked the Health and Safety Executive Executive (HSE) with evaluating and repealing H&S legislation and guidance by April 2015.
This has resulted in a review of over 20 H&S Approved Codes of Practice (ACOP). A key change was the cancelation of the ACOP concerning the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 in 2014. This was allegedly balanced by a review of the HSE's guide to Managing Safety (HSG65) at the end of 2013.
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