NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Activity when Injured’
Definition : The action or activity in which the person was engaged at the time of the injury.
Purpose : This element identifies the situations when people are injured most frequently so that public education programs can be targeted at reducing fire injuries.
Entry : Check or mark the box that best describes the activity of the casualty when injured.
|Element Type||Coded Field – The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.|
ACTIVITY WHEN INJURED CODES
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Activity when Injured’ element
|Activity when Injured||Code|
|Returning To Vicinity Of Fire Before Control Of Fire||4|
|Returning To Vicinity Of Fire After Control Of Fire||5|
|Unable To Act||7|
|Activity – Other||0|