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Brackley Town host SGSA Chair
Data Protection in a No Deal Brexit – the action you need to take
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National Occupational Standards for Spectator Safety Review
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Green Guide Regional Briefing Session
Honour for SGSA Inspector
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From Whitehall to White Hart Lane via Gateshead
2018 – Insights from the Chair
Safety Certification Guidance Updated
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National Occupational Standards Review – update
New sports safety guidance launched
Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds ‘Green Guide’ – Available Now
Condolence message to Leicester City Football Club
National Occupational Standards Review
Government review of evidence relating to the all-seater policy
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SGSA Welcomes New Interim Chief Executive
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ACT Awareness ELearning
Could Stress Be The Biggest Contributor To Absenteeism In The Events Business?
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Which parts of a ground should be covered by a Safety Certificate?
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Alcohol – what are the rules?
Developing a new stadium in Perth
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Supporting Brazil to host a successful World Cup 2014 and Olympics 2016
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Equality And Human Rights Commission Report on Premier League Accessibility
Terrorism, Technology and Thinking – Key messages for Venue Safety
Helping India deliver a successful Under 17 World Cup
Pre-Event Test and Inspections
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Which Events At A Sports Ground Should Be Covered By The Provisions Of A Safety Certificate?
What is a regulated stand?
Football League Ground Capacity and Seating Requirements (National League)
License To Admit Spectators (National League)
Strategic Plan 2016-2021
Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds During Construction
Concession Facilities at Sports Grounds
Guide to Electrical and Mechanical Services at Sports Grounds
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Counter terrorism awareness online course
Standing in Seated Areas
CCTV Code of Practice
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Preparing Counter Terrorism Measures
Alternative uses of Sports Grounds
Safety Advisory Group – Terms of Reference Checklist
Preventing Crowd Disorder and Anti-Social Behaviour
National Occupational Standards for Steward Training
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Counter terrorism advice for sports grounds
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Should A Safety Certificate Include A Requirement For The Holder To Produce A Traffic Management Plan?
Advertising changes to safety certificates
Does The Requirement To Advertise Changes To Safety Certificates Extend To Advertising Changes Made To An Operations Manual?
What is the SGSA’s role At FA Cup Matches where a Premier or Football League Club are drawn away to Non-League opposition?
Auxiliary Power Supplies at a Sports Grounds
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Prescribed Standard Of Terracing (National League)
Capacity Calculations (National League)
P and S Factors
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Counter-terrorism in sports grounds
Statement of Intent
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Dynamic Performance and Testing of Grandstands
Can I hire Stewards whilst they are still training?
What are the alternatives to level 2 NVQ in spectator safety?
Cladding safety checks
Safety for all at sports grounds
What does Zone Ex mean?
When should the first annual inspection and structural appraisal be undertaken at a new, or recently completed, stadium?
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Guidance on inspection and testing is contained in Chapter 5 of the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (Green Guide) and in Part 3 of Safety Management.
An electronic copy of a format in which the outcome of inspections and test may be recorded may be downloaded using the links below.
Pre-event Inspection form (word)
Pre-event Inspection Form (pdf)