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 football, cricket 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;
In depth expert knowledge as researchers, teachers and authors;
Recognised skills in undertaking capacity calculations for grounds ranging from non-league football to national stadia; and
New capability in helping sports grounds with their counter-terrorism preparations for the forthcoming Martyn’s Law.
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 safety and security policies and procedures;
Designing and developing knowledge products and training materials;
Delivering bespoke seminars and table-top exercises for multi-agency partners;
Calculating the maximum safe capacity of sports grounds; and
Resourcing the event safety officer function.