Stadium Facility

  • Directions: Please assess the following areas and answer each question accordingly

Stadium - Policies and Procedures

Emergency Preparedness

  • 1. There is a written stadium emergency plan?

  • 2. The stadium is equipped with emergency telephones or methods of communication?

  • 3. First aid supplies and equipment are available at all games/events?

  • 4. The district has trained fire wardens or emergency staff to assist with evacuations?

  • 5. At least one fire drill per season is conducted at the facility?

  • 6. At least one AED is available during all games and events at the facility?

  • 7. There is a policy regarding the storage of cash and removal of cash from the ticket office and concessions designed to prevent robbery or theft?

Student Behavior and Monitoring

  • 8. Security is provided for every event at the facility?

  • 9. Security personnel are assigned to concession booths when money is present?

  • 10. Security personnel are assigned to monitor locker rooms during games/events?

  • 11. Written agreements specify how security will be provided if utilized by an outside group or organization?

  • 12. Access in and beneath the grandstands and concessions are monitored by assigned staff members?

  • 13. Glass containers are prohibited at the concessions and prohibited from being brought in by athletes or spectators?

  • 14. There are written event standard procedures for monitoring behavior during events throughout the facility including restrooms, locker rooms, parking, and concessions?

  • 15. Security staff has the means to communicate during the event?

Stadium - Observations

Stadium Exterior

  • 16. The stadium has a sign or marquee clearly identifying the facility?

  • 17. The area around the facility is identified by signage as a safe, weapon-free, drug-free, alcohol-free, and tobacco-free school zone?

  • 18. There are signs directing visitors to appropriate parking locations?

  • 19. There are signs directing visiting teams to team bus loading areas?

  • 20. Driveways are free of hazards and large enough for buses and the anticipated number of vehicles?

  • 21. Driveways are large enough to accommodate emergency vehicles such as fire trucks as well as parked vehicles?

  • 22. Spectator and athlete entry locations are well marked?

  • 23. Gates or doors provided will allow emergency medical services direct access to the stadium and field?

  • 24. Facilities are protected by bollards, fences, gates, or landscaping from any unauthorized vehicle access?

  • 25. Facility is protected from unauthorized access by a fence?

  • 26. Fences are designed to prevent climbing?

  • 27. Gates are self-closing and self-latching?

  • 28. The gate swing is in the direction of egress?

  • 29. Gates are lockable?

  • 30. The facility is thoroughly inspected for weapons, improvised explosives, or contraband prior to each event?

  • 31. Lines of sight all around the facility provides for natural surveillance?

  • 32. Hidden spaces around the facility are kept to a minimum?

  • 33. Restrooms and other amenities for spectators are kept locked except during events!

  • 34. Ticket booths are designed to resist theft?

  • 35. Drives, landscaping, fences, equipment,and the building exterior are well maintained and graffiti free?

  • 36. The facility site is sanitary, well drained, and free of trash or debris?

  • 37. Lighting is provided in the parking areas providing for facility use at night?

  • 38. The parking area is patrolled by security personnel during events?

Pedestrian Safety and Egress

  • 39. Emergency egress gates remain unlocked during games and/or events?

  • 40. Pedestrian walks from parking to gates are separated from vehicle traffic, clearly marked, and designed to reduce conflicts between vehicles and pedestrians?

  • 41. Parking lots are designed to control vehicle speed using speed bumps, raised walkways, curved drives, and curb stops?

  • 42. Emergency telephones or call boxes are provided?

  • 43. The means of egress from the grandstands is free of obstructions including fences, gates, or temporary facilities such as concessions?

  • 44. A handicapped accessible route is provided from parking areas to the accessible seating on both home and visitors side?

  • 45. All walking surfaces, both hard surfaces and grass, are reasonably sloped, free from holes, or other trip hazards?

  • 46. Grandstands are equipped with handrails designed to help prevent falls?

  • 47. Grandstand stairs are uniform in rise and tread depth, with small nosings and closed risers?

  • 48. Area drains are provided where needed to prevent water pooling on walking surfaces?

Facility Safety and Security

  • 49. Required safety equipment is available, including AEDs and first aid kits appropriate to the numbers of individuals in attendance?

  • 50. Grandstands are inspected annually for safety using an appropriate checklist?

  • 51. Records of past inspections are available for review?

  • 52. Restrooms can be secured when stadium is not in use?

  • 53. The ticket booth can be secured against unauthorized entry?

  • 54. The ticket booth is equipped with a means to communicate with security personnel?

  • 55. Security personnel are assigned to the ticket booth when money is present?

  • 56. Concession booths can be secured when stadium is not in use?

  • 57. Concession booths can be secured against unauthorized entry?

  • 58. Concession booths are equipped with a means to communicate with security personnel?

  • 59. The field house can be secured when the stadium is not in use?

  • 60. The field house can be secured against unauthorized entry?

  • 61. Security personnel are assigned to the field house during games/events?

  • 62. Locker rooms can be secured when stadium is not in use?

  • 63. Locker rooms are secured during games/events?

  • 64. Athletic equipment stored in the facility can be secured against theft?

  • 65. The facility has an intruder and fire alarm system?

  • 66. The alarm system is central reporting!

  • 67. All custodial rooms are locked?

  • 68. Stadium lights are inspected for structural integrity and services as scheduled?

  • 69. Light fixtures are protected by shatter guards and designed for humid environments?

  • 70. Restrooms and athlete showers/locker rooms are clean and properly supplied?

  • 71. Trees are free of dead limbs and trimmed away from power lines and structures?

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