British Security Industry Association
The British Security Industry Association is the principal trade association for professional security companies, representing over 570 UK companies who provide over 70% of security products and services.
Border and Immigration Agency (The)
The Border and Immigration Agency, an executive agency of the Home Office, is responsible for controlling our borders and managing immigration in the UK. The link takes you directly to the pages concerned with complying with the law in relation to employing persons.
Concert Promoters Association
The Concert Promoters Association works to promote the interests of its members; and to represent them at a national level both to the public, and to other organisations, such as the Live Music Forum, the Office of Fair Trading, the Home Office, and the Departure of Culture, Media & Sport.
Crowd Magazine (The)
The Crowd Magazine was established in 2019 to enable the sharing of news, best practice, and crowd safety theory across the world. Read by thousands of crowd safety professionals, events organisers, venue managers, business owners and security personnel; The Crowd sought to plug a much-needed gap in the market. Subscribe for free here.
Events Industry Forum
The Events Industry Forum is an informal body which meets twice a year to provide a gathering where events industry trade associations and similar bodies can meet to discuss issues of common interest.
Event Safety Alliance (ESA)
The event safety alliance® (esa) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting “life safety first” throughout all phases of event production and execution. We strive to eliminate the knowledge barrier that often contributes to unsafe conditions and behaviours through the promotion and teaching of good practices and the development of training and planning resources.
Event Safety Alliance Canada (ESAC)
Event Safety Alliance Canada is a proud chapter of the Event Safety Alliance
- We will provide high quality health and safety learning opportunities to Canadian arts, entertainment and live event communities.
- We strive to share expertise, solutions and reasonable practices based on Canadian needs and legislation.
- Our goal is to prevent injuries and incidents, and protect both people and events.
- By maintaining a strong relationship with the ESA, we will participate in the development of global resources to address industry challenges.
Football Safety Officers Association
The Football Safety Officers Association was formed almost twenty years ago to provide a positive environment for safety officers to share good practice and develop safety standards within football stadia.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
HSE is the national independent regulator for work-related health, safety and illness, acting in the public interest to reduce work-related fatalities and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces.
NEMAG (National Events Medicine Advisory Group) was formed in 2016 by a group of volunteers, all of whom are health-care professionals with a wide-range of experiences in Events Medicine. We are currently sponsored by the Hillsborough Family Support Group and have worked with the SGSA to update advice on the provision of medical services in the latest edition of the Green Guide:
- To support best practice for medical cover at sporting events.
- To support the Crowd Doctor Course (Faculty of Pre-hospital Care) and the Stadium Major Incident Major Management and Support (MIMMS) Course (Advance Life Support Group).
- Offer advice on training, appraisal and licensing for crowd doctors.
National Outdoor Events Association
The National Outdoor Events Association is the UK’s leading outdoor events trade association, dedicated to enhancing professionalism in the outdoor events industry through education, networking, lobbying, advice and creating business opportunities.
Purple Guide (The)
The Purple Guide has been written by The Events Industry Forum in consultation with the events industry. Its aim is to help those event organisers who are duty holders to manage health and safety, particularly at large-scale music and similar events. The Health and Safety Executive was consulted in the production of the workplace health and safety parts of this publication.
Safety at Sports Grounds Green Guide
The Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds is an advisory document for use by competent persons. It is the distillation of many years of research and experience of the safety management and design of sports grounds. The Guide has no statutory force but many of its recommendations will be made statutory at individual grounds by their inclusion in safety certificates issued under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 or the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987. For guidance on safety certification see the Bibliography.
The Security Institute
The Security Institute is the UK’s largest professional membership body for security professionals, with over 4,100 members to date. Since 2000 they have been working to promote the highest possible standards of integrity and professional competence in the business of security.
Whatever you are looking to achieve in your security career, membership of the Security Institute can help you exceed your goals.
Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA)
The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is the UK Government’s expert body on safety at sports grounds. They 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.