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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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SGSA Spectator Safety Conference - Registration now open

An image taken at the innaugral SGSA conference held at the KIA Oval
Book your place at the 2017 Spectator Safety Conference - 2 March 2017

Interview with Sue Storey for Women's Sport Week

Sue Storey, Inspector, Sports Grounds Safety Authority, SGSA
SGSA's Sue Storey talks about why sport is important for Women's Sport Week

Drones over Valley Parade

An image of a drone flying above a football ground
Two drones flying over Valley Parade on 17 September, resulted in the match being suspended to ensure safety.

A view on Fire Safety in the Green Guide

An image of the front cover of the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds
An article by guest contributor Andrew Foolkes - Tenos