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    Regulation

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

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    Education

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

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    Innovation

    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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Trust the Princes Trust and “Get Started” in stewarding!

An image of staff and students at Nottingham Forest 'get started in stewarding course'
An article by Alan Bexon, Safety Officer at Nottingham Forest FC.

Safety Management now available in Arabic

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is pleased to announce that its key guidance document Safety Management is now available in Arabic.
The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is pleased to announce that Safety Management is now available in Arabi

Sports Grounds – Legionella Control and Prevention

An image of a sprinkler in operation at a football ground
SGSA Inspectors have noted an increase in the awareness of issues relating to Legionella control and prevention.

Information and Intelligence Sharing Seminar

National police lead for operations and events, Deputy Chief Constable Andy Adams
The national police lead for operations and events, Deputy Chief Constable Andy Adams is hosting a free seminar.

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