Safety for all at sports grounds

This guidance note describes the interactions between the different legislation in this area and the impacts on the safety management of a sports ground thereby protecting all those present, including spectators, staff, contractors and participants.

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Check the regulations

About Designated Grounds

Details about what a designated ground is.

Legislation related to Policing

Information from legislation relating to policing in sports grounds.

Monitoring Local Authorities

Details of how the SGSA monitors local authorities.

Tools and resources

Guide to Safety Certification

The Guide to Safety Certification is intended to assist local authorities to identify, apply and enforce the terms and conditions that it prescribes in the safety certificate.

Safety Advisory Group – Terms of Reference Checklist

A checklist for making any changes to the SAG Terms of Reference as a result of the wider understanding of safety.

Responses to the consultation on a Wider Definition of Safety

Responses to the SGSA consultation on the implications of a review of the term ‘safety’ in the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.

Guidance

Support for Local Authorities – Policies and Procedures

Guidance to assist local authorities to develop appropriate policies and procedures, or to review existing ones, for safety certification