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    The SGSA is the UK Government's expert body on safety at sports grounds.

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    We work in collaboration with our partners to educate and inform.

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    We champion innovation in the structures and systems for safety management.

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    We provide advice, guidance and drive improvements in safety culture.

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is a government body that took over the responsibilities of the Football Licensing Authority and the critical role it played in transforming spectator safety at football grounds in the UK.

The SGSA carries out a range of statutory functions in relation to football in England and Wales, and advisory functions in relation to other sports within the UK and internationally.  

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Babies in Arms at Sports Grounds

SGSA response to questions about babies in arms at sports grounds

Public Safety at Your Events

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The Emergency Planning College, in conjunction with SGSA, have developed a strategic level seminar

Stakeholder Survey

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Results and findings from the SGSA's recent 2015 Stakeholder Survey

Rolling Review

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New material for SAG Chairs and updated guidance to help develop appropriate policies and procedures relating to sports grounds.