Goalpost Safety Testing

McNab Sport, based in Kinross, Perthshire, provides a complete assessment of existing fixed goalposts for strength & stability, along with recommendations.

We carry out strength and stability tests and a visual health check of each goal, providing  reports and recommendations.

The goal post testing device enables you to replicate the strength and stability tests outlined in BS EN 748 and BS 8462.

Furthermore, this service performs an accurate risk assessment on all football goals used on grass pitches, to ensure they are safe to use.

Wooden goalposts are not recommended as they all fail the strength and stability test. Also, metal net hooks were banned by the FA in 2007 (click to open document).  However, some clubs are still unaware of this.  We can provide advice on replacement equipment that meet current safety standards.

We carry this testing operation all over Scotland and northern England, provided there are sufficient goals to test in one session.

Goal post strength & stability testing
Goalpost strength & stability testing

The strength and stability test can only occur on permanently installed grass-based goals, not goals based on synthetic surfaces.

We offer a visual check and advice on all goals including on synthetic pitches and their current safety status for hockey, rugby, and also tennis courts.

Contact us for more information on goalpost strength & stability testing

01577 864 198


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