Previous Winners: Safety & Security Award

Last Updated: February 15, 2016

With only 15 weeks until the stadium industry meet for the 7th annual TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2016 in Madrid (1 June), join us as we profile previous winners.

This week we’ll be taking a look at the Safety & Security Award 2015 winner.

Awarded to a stadium, arena or sports venue, an individual, or an organisation to recognise a continued effort to ensure the safety, comfort and security of sports venue patrons.


Croke Park is home of Gaelic Games & mecca to GAA fans across the world was as it the first stadium in Europe to receive certification to OHSAS 18001. 2014 was the first year that the stadium functioned under this certified safety management system with remarkable results in all areas of stadium operations. The scope of the system covers all occupational health and safety activity from building works to ergonomics, match days, concerts and conferences.

Croke Park was crowned victorious amongst stiff competiton from The TESS Group, Groupama Arena, Otkritie Arena and International Centre for Sport Security.

Do you know an organisation or indivdual that deserves to be recognised for their achievements in safety and security? You can nominate here.

PS. Hurry, nominations close in 14 days.

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