What makes a Safety shot in snooker “successful”?

When watching a match of snooker, especially one where safety battles take place, the broadcaster will often display a “Safety Success” statistic for both players above the current score, or via a “summary” infographic. For example:

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This is what I could find in a tweet from Snooker champion Neil Robertson:

Unfortunately it’s not. Someone in the van does it and the criteria is
if you get the white past the baulk line from a safety.
A successful
long pot is of any ball travels 5 feet I think


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