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Sports Grounds and Events Group news

Please check this page regularly for news updates from the Group.


July 2022

Whilst alternative fuels bring many benefits, are the risks fully appreciated by the events industry and are we doing enough to control them?

Retained update - Policy Review


July 2021

Are vaccine passports inevitable at events? The Silverstone race weekend offered an insight into the practice in action

June 2021

An outline paper on the technology of electric vehicles

Safety implications of ‘re-cycling’ electric vehicles batteries

Lithium batteries and their safe storage, transport, use and disposal, including re-use and re-cycling

May 2021

Protect Duty Consultation Part Two – The devil is in the detail

Protect Duty Consultation Part One - Why it is vital for the events industry to respond

April 2021

Promoting positive mental health in the events industry during these unprecedented times

March 2021
After a long period left dormant how will we know that safety critical equipment in venues will be legally compliant and fit for purpose post pandemic? 

The Part that Good Ventilation Plays in Controlling the Risk of COVID-19 

February 2021
Vaccine and test passports

Is compliance based legislation and safety law slowly strangling the events business

On what legal basis will the decision to run an event be taken by event companies and event directors once restrictions have been lifted?

Considering ‘no jab, no job’ and the events industry

January 2021 - What operational and legal challenges will the events industry face in 2021 as we emerge from the pandemic?



Disclaimer: The information and opinions expressed on this webpage are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).