Amid the rise in terrorism and other violence in the US and worldwide, sports-related organizations are challenged to protect employees and spectators. The SAFETY (Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology) Act can afford legal liability protections to organizations that invest in anti-terrorism products and services.
Several major sports leagues and venues already have sought the protections offered by the SAFETY Act. If you become SAFETY Act certified, you could significantly decrease your liabilities in the event of a terrorist attack or other violent incident by taking action to protect your employees’ and spectators’ safety.
Marsh will work with your legal or other advisers to provide risk management consulting services that can support your SAFETY Act application and prepare you to respond to terrorist risks.
Act enables sports organizations to receive tort protection, which may include exclusion of punitive damages, favorable-forum selection, and capped liability.Read more