• Abstract

    This study conducts a bibliometric analysis focusing on safety performance within the government sector, drawing on data from Scopus and Web of Science (WoS). Analyzing publication productivity, thematic areas, influential authors, leading research institutions, and prevalent keywords, our findings reveal a substantial increase in safety performance publications, particularly notable trends emerging in recent years. Key themes include "road safety," "risk management," and "safety culture," reflecting evolving priorities within governmental safety performance research. Additionally, "factor analysis" is observed alongside "safety climate" and "construction safety," suggesting a methodological shift in examining safety practices within construction-related governmental activities. Furthermore, "benchmarking" is associated with various safety domains, indicating a holistic approach to safety performance improvement. Mapping research collaboration among authors from different countries unveils distinct clusters, highlighting regional partnerships and global networks. Notably, Canada appears as an isolated cluster, while Europe demonstrates a collaborative network, and Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit regional cooperation. East Asian countries also showcase collaboration, as do countries from different continents, emphasizing global partnerships in safety performance research. These collaborative efforts are crucial for advancing safety knowledge, sharing best practices, and addressing common challenges within governmental contexts. This analysis offers valuable insights for policymakers, practitioners, and researchers interested in enhancing safety performance and fostering a culture of resilience within government entities.

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Zulkifly, S. S., Abdullah, K. H., Harith, S. H., Shamsudin, M. S., & Hasan, N. H. (2024). A bibliometric analysis of safety performance in government sector. Multidisciplinary Reviews, (| Accepted Articles). Retrieved from https://malque.pub/ojs/index.php/mr/article/view/3350
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