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FA, Premier League, EFL & PFA announces joint brain health initiative

The FA, Premier League, EFL and Professional Footballers Association (PFA) announce new joint action plan on understanding brain health. Read More

SGSA stresses the importance of event safety management

SGSA has stressed that, for all individuals involved in the management, organisation or hosting of an event, whatever their role, the safety of all people present must take precedence over every other concern. Read More

Safe standing at football could be introduced this season

The House of Commons Library has released a paper, which looks at what has been said about introducing “safe standing” at football grounds in the English Premier League and Championship. Read More

Research highlights safety requirements of Neurodiverse fans at live sporting events

Developments to ticketing, staff training and matchday information will improve the experience of neurodiverse fans, according to new research commissioned by the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA). Read More

Paris 2024: ‘Past and present Olympic construction fatalities indicate we still have a long way to go,’ says health and safety expert

According to research conducted by Rhino Safety, there have been 116 construction-related fatalities tied to the Olympics in the last 30 years. Read More

Hillsborough: 97th victim was unlawfully killed, coroner concludes

A Liverpool fan who suffered life-changing injuries during the Hillsborough disaster has been confirmed as the 97th victim, 32 years on. Read More

Euro 2020: Concerns raised over policing as 5,000 ticketless fans sieged Wembley Stadium

An estimated 5,000 fans forced their way into Wembley Stadium for England’s Euro 2020 final clash against Italy, leaving ticket-holding fans to stand on the stairs. Here, Jack Bibb reports on what he saw and how protocols have changed since May’s COVID test events. Read More

Safe events: Capacity crowds return to music and sports events

Eight positive coronavirus cases recorded among fans who attended FA Cup and Carabao Cup matches. Read More

Business events and sport pilots to be reduced in capacity to adhere to new coronavirus guidelines

The government is to reduce the number of people that can attend sporting events to pilot the safe return of spectators to 1,000 in light of the increase in the number of positive coronavirus cases. Read More

Has rugby become too brutal?

Is rugby safe? SHP takes at look at the sport, particularly at amateur level, to find out how to minimise the risk of serious injury when running tournaments. Read More



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