Anchor, Check, Respect: The game plan for moveable soccer goal safety
Unsafe soccer goals can kill. There have been at least 49 deaths and a range of serious injuries worldwide related to moveable soccer goals. In Australia there have been at least seven deaths and one incident resulting in the person becoming paraplegic. Unfortunately, the victims are often young kids and teenagers
Are you a soccer coach, parent, teacher or kids’ soccer volunteer?
Do you work at a school, soccer club or sports club?
Are you part of a soccer association, children’s sporting association or local council?
Identify the type of goalposts on the field – if they’re free standing and not the lightweight plastic kind, watch the video and follow the simple steps to help make them safer to use.
For more information visit Product Safety Australia.