Sport and Safety Management is a comprehensive and practical handbook for all involved with the safe management of sporting events.
Disasters such as Hillsborough have concentrated managers' minds on public safety and crowd control at all major events. Sport and Safety Management provides necessary advice and guidance for all such managers. Contributions from leading academics and practitioners in the sports management field, bring together all the strands of research, best practice and advice for managing the safety of all sports stadia.
Sport and Safety Management is ideal for practitioners, planners and all those studying or interested in the subject. Whilst focusing on the British experience, this book is an essential source of learning for the international world of public assembly facilities management.
Steve Frosdick is a company director and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Bradford Management Centre. He is a Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and an Associate Member of the Football Safety Officers' Association.
Lynne Walley is an academic lawyer with interests in criminal law and juvenile offending. She is the Deputy Head of the Centre for Public Services Management and Research at Staffordshire University.
Only European title on safety management in this area
Each section has been contributed to by leading academics and practitioners in the sports management field
Thorough use of case studies to illustrate clearly the issues raised
'I was interested to read Steve Frosdick and Lynne Walley's recent book on Sport and Safety Management. I feel sure it will be a useful reference tool for all those involved in sports grounds safety.'
Tony Banks MP, Minister for Sport