Expert Opinion and Speeches

Are specific security standards needed for sport event education and training?

Andrew Cooke Director Security Operations

“Applying an international standard for educating and training safety and security staff is vital to avoid repeating past incidents”.
We have seen some tragic events occur at sporting events and concerts over the years. Since these events, there have been massive improvements in sport and stadium safety and security management in certain countries, but as I see the situation worldwide, there still remains a stark lack of professional training and education to prepare security, stewards, club officials, police, and other emergency services to respond to an incident and understand requirements.

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