Tools and resources
Dynamic Performance and Testing of Grandstands
Dynamic performance requirements for permanent grandstands subject to crowd action - Interim guidance on assessment and design.The principal advice given in the Guidance concerns the recommended vertical natural frequencies and horizontal load resistance of grandstands considered necessary to provide the safety and comfort of the public at a range of sporting and other entertainment events.
When should the first annual inspection and structural appraisal be undertaken at a new, or recently completed, stadium?
It is usual that the safety certificate or operations manual will require ground management to obtain every 12 months , a report from a competent person that the structural elements have been inspected and found to be adequate.
What they're saying
The safe capacity calculations of all of our stadiums by SGSA was a game changer for us, we enforced the number strictly and all the fans really appreciated the more safe and welcoming environment at the venues.
Javier Ceppi. Local Organising Committee, FIFA Under 17 World Cup Tournament Director