NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Cause of Injury’
|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.|
CAUSE OF INJURY CODES
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Cause of Injury’ element
|Cause of Injury||Code|
|Exposed To Fire Products||1|
|Exposed To Hazardous Materials or Toxic Fumes Other Than Smoke||2|
|Jumped In Escape Attempt||3|
|Fell, Slipped, or Tripped||4|
|Caught or Trapped||5|
|Struck By or Contact With Object||7|
|Overexertion or Strain||8|
|Cause Of Injury – Other||0|
Transactions containing ‘Cause of Injury’
The value of this element is captured by the following transaction :
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Last Updated on April 28, 2023