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IWI Associates | Stadium

Safety and Security at Sports Grounds

IWI Associates has a unique combination of competencies in safety and security at sports grounds. IWI has:

Practical experience of leading the safety and security function in both football and motor racing;

Operational capability as event safety officers (Level 4 Diplomas in Spectator Safety Management);

Policy and consultancy experience as advisors to organisations and governing bodies; and

In depth expert knowledge as researchers, teachers and authors.

IWI is thus distinctively capable of:

Providing an independent expert opinion on safety and security at sports grounds matters;

Undertaking safety and security audits and ‘mystery spectator’ visits;

Developing and reviewing Operations Manuals and other policies and procedures;

Resourcing the event safety officer function;

Designing and developing knowledge products and training materials; and

Delivering bespoke seminars and table top exercises for professional audiences.

The IWI Safety and Security Audit

This ‘critical friend’ service reports against a checklist of 160 items arranged under 17 main headings as follows:


Physical Structures

Traffic Management

Safety Systems

Safety Personnel

Safety Procedures

Fire Safety

Medical Aid

Local Municipality



Crime Prevention

Crime and Public Order

VIPs and Hospitality

Press and Television

Air safety

Revenue protection

The IWI 'Mystery Spectator' Service

This ‘critical friend’ service reports against a sub-set of the full safety and security audit checklist. The service is tailored to individual client requirements and the matchday observations are typically undertaken on a 'mystery shopper' basis.