Both aspects of this recommendation fall well short of the EC preference for ‘yes or no’ compliance standards. Much would be left to local judges of risk.
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A standard based on bio-feedback would be more accurate, and accurate more often than a standard based on arbitrary thresholds, provided the judge of risk was suitably trained.
It is not clear whether insurers would pursue a robust defence of such judgement based standards in order to deter claims or would promote lax standards in the hope that their competitors would pick up more of the bill. Much would depend on market risk profile.
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