RECENT ARTICLES
  • Manufacturers Go Beyond Code Requirements for Bleacher Safety

    by Paul Steinbach March 2008

    Manufacturers have gone beyond codes in attempts to enhance bleacher safety.

  • Facility Operators Use Shade Structures in Sun-Drenched Summer

    by Michael Popke March 2008

    As facility operators prep for another sun-drenched summer, some light needs to be shed on the subject of shade.

  • Prerecorded Music Gets Fans Moving During Games

    by Paul Steinbach January 2008

    As prerecorded music gets fans moving during games, some stadiums are experiencing movement, too.

  • At Wisconsin, Past Stadium Alcohol Policy Violators Must Pass Breathalyzer

    by Paul Steinbach November 2007

    At Wisconsin, past alcohol violators' stadium access hinges on passing a Breathalyzer test.

  • Teams Take Steps to Protect Fans with Peanut Allergies

    by Paul Steinbach May 2007

    They are a stadium concessions staple and the subject of seventh-inning-stretch song lyrics. But for fans who are allergic to peanuts, attending the old ballgame becomes a life-or-death gamble — particularly in open-air parks where wind can carry peanut dust and shells farther than most routine fly balls.

  • Swaying of Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field Prompts Investigation

    by Andrew Cohen March 2007

    Why Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field vibrates and sways &mdash and what the Eagles are doing about it.

  • Sporting Events and Booze a Volatile Mix

    by Paul Steinbach September 2004

    Sporting events and alcohol can make for a volatile mix unless management strategies exist to ensure the safety of all in attendance

  • Rethinking the Rink

    by Paul Steinbach January 2003

    Trauma and Tragedy Have Spurred Changes in the Ice Arena Environment, and Everyone from Skaters to Spectators Is Safer For It

  • After The Fall

    by Michael Popke May 2002

    Minnesota Is Taking Bleacher Safety to New Heights, While the Rest of the Country Seeks to Improve Antiquated Standards

  • Securing Sports Facilities, Post-9/11

    by Andrew Cohen November 2001

    By now the images of terror and destruction, so familiar that they replay daily in the minds of many, have lost a little of their power to shock and awe. Americans - unexpected witnesses to a yearlong salvage operation in lower Manhattan, a crippled economy nationwide and the prospect of a war that promises no tidy resolution - have begun to steel themselves for a future very different from the one they might have imagined on Sept. 10.