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Table 3 Criteria for evaluating conflict-of-interest policies (from [55])

From: How can the integrity of occupational and environmental health research be maintained in the presence of conflicting interests?

Criterion Description
Proportionality Is the policy most efficiently directed at the most important conflicts?
Transparency Is the policy comprehensible and accessible to the individuals and institutions that may be affected by the policy?
Accountability Does the policy indicate who is responsible for enforcing and revising it?
Fairness Does the policy apply equally to all relevant groups within an institution and in different institutions?