The Centre of high performance of CSD achieves the first certificate for Sports Facilities

Madrid, 1 March 2010.The secretary ofRule for sport and president of the High Council of sports (CSD), Jaime Lissavetzkyha received deramón Naz, General manager of the Spanish Association standards and certification (AENOR), elCertificado according (AENOR Conform)specifically for Sports Facilities in this way, the CSD becomes the first organization to get this certification for the management of Sports Centres.

The new certification that accredits AENOR flag installations Multiple I (glass of pool) Multiple flag and (II (indoor sports facility) from the centre of High Performance sports CSD in Madrid are safe and accessible, complying with the system requirements of security management and accessibility and with the specific rules for these facilities, collected in the regulation particular management of Sports Centres. The implantation of a management system in the processes of an organization and its subsequent certification is a clear commitment to continuous improvement.

The advantages and benefits of this certification are numerous for these facilities; for example, in the area of security, have been established mechanisms of control safer in user access to flags; moreover, in the pool has been eliminated the risk of confinement of the finger into slots of lattices around the glass of pool. Meanwhile, in the area of accessibility, have adapted ramps sports centre to persons with disabilities as well as the bathrooms; moreover, it has established a specific parking at the entrance of the installation.

The delivery of the certificate took place this morning at an event held at the headquarters of CSD in Madrid. To Jaime Lissavetzky “our facilities are the first to receive this accreditation is a source of pride for all of us. We have made an effort to improve and adapt our equipment, but it was worth it because I believe that our High Performance Centre should always be at the forefront in both quality and safety.

According to Ramón Naz “obtaining the first certification in accordance of sports facilities strengthens the confidence that the CSD awakens between users, professional and visitors, because it is an efficient tool to transmit their commitment to safety and accessibility of places”.

The certification scheme for sporting facilities has been developed by AENOR, with the collaboration of Biomechanics institute valence (IBV), the technical aspects.