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March 16, 2018

A recent HSE paper has highlighted the fact that stress is now the most common form of work-related illness having increased to its highest rate in 16 years. The impact on the workplace is significant. NHS Digital reports that one third of sicknotes are for mental health conditions, an increase of 14% from 2016 to 2017.

There a...

March 16, 2018

The outcome of the SGSA’s consultation in 2017, means that local authorities should consider safety in its widest context as part of the regulatory responsibility to ensure reasonable safety at sports grounds.

Many local authorities are now considering the steps that need to be taken to ensure people are protected from any dang...

March 16, 2018

India is an ambitious sporting nation. Whilst cricket remains the most popular and most played, over recent years there has been an explosion in interest in other sports. India now hosts a wide variety of sports leagues including kabaddi, tennis, badminton and hockey. Football is also growing in popularity with over 250 millio...

March 16, 2018

It was disappointing to see the incidents that occurred on Saturday 10 March as West Ham played Burnley at the London Stadium.

Everyone in a sports ground should be able to be there in safety. The primary responsibility for safety rests with the ground management who must ensure that the General Safety Certificate conditions an...

March 16, 2018

The SGSA is seeking views from across the safety at sports grounds sector on the final draft of the 6th edition of the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds.

The guidance, known as the Green Guide is published approximately every 10 years and is used around the world by ground management, their professional advisors and the regulat...

December 7, 2017

The Standards that set out the skills, knowledge and experience needed to work in spectator safety are being reviewed to ensure they reflect the evolving skills required of today’s stewards.
 

The Standards, known as the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Spectator Safety, are developed and owned by SkillsActive, the ski...

December 7, 2017

We’re delighted to announce that the SGSA Safety at Sports Grounds annual conference will be held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on 19th April 2018.
 

Since the event began three ago, it has grown in popularity, with each year seeing more people from across the sector coming together to share experiences and discuss the im...

December 7, 2017

The SGSA has published a series of guidance notes to support sports grounds and local authorities implementing the wider understanding of safety.


Local Authority Checklist - SGSA Checklist 2017 / 8

  • The checklist provides a series of questions that certifying authorities may wish to consider when assessing how the wider...

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