crowd safety


Hillsborough: Safety Officer fined

The CPS has announced that Graham Mackrell, former Sheffield Wednesday Club Secretary, has been sentenced to a fine of £6,500 and ordered to pay costs of £5,000 for his role in the Hillsborough disaster 30 years ago. Read More

Five fans injured in ‘crush’ incident at Old Firm derby

One fan was taken to hospital and another four were injured trying to get into Sunday’s Old Firm game between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on Sunday. Read More

‘Event health and safety is very much about the whole person’

Crowd dynamics needs to be taken into consideration when managing safety at events, says Dr Karen McDonnell, Occupational Health & Safety Policy Adviser at RoSPA. Read More

Hillsborough: accused appear in court

Five men charged over Hillsborough disaster including for health and safety charges. Read More

Sports and events: Crowds and crowded space issues

Professor Chris Kemp, an expert in solutions for crowded space problems, looks at the way crowds react in certain situations, Read More

Sports and events: Crowd safety considerations

  By Steve Allen Crowds occur everywhere. In your daily commute, at gigs, demonstrations, places of worship, celebrations. Having spent Read More



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