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Safety Management Peer-Reviewed
By Vladimir Ivensky
Under the recordkeeping regulations in the U.K.,employers must focus specific attention on high-potential near-hits and property damage events (dangerous occurrences). The same is not true for U.S. employers, since OSHA regulations do not place similar emphasis on this category of events. This factor may be contributing to the U.K.’s superior safety performance, including its lower occupational fatality rate.