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    We help create the conditions for effective safety management.

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    We work with our partners to educate and inform.

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    We promote spectator safety and accessible stadia.

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    We advise on sports ground safety design and management .

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is the UK Government’s expert body on safety at sports grounds.

We write guidance including the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (the “Green Guide”) and carry out a range of statutory functions in relation to football in England and Wales and advisory functions in relation to other sports both within the UK and internationally. 

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The SGSA is recruiting

The SGSA is currently seeking applicants for three vacancies at its London HQ.

The SGSA Spectator Safety Conference – Bookings Now Being Taken

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The SGSA Spectator Safety Conference, will be held on 2 March 2017, at Lord’s Cricket Ground.

Two Inspectors Join The SGSA

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The SGSA welcomes two new inspectors into the team; Andy Robinson and Peter Weymes.

FA Cup games for National League Clubs

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The new football season is now underway and some clubs have already started on the long road that will lead to Wembley in May.