NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘EMS Personnel’

by | Mar 11, 2023

Définition : Personnel performing tasks of emergency medical services.
Purpose : This information is used to determine actual personnel and apparatus requirements for different types of incidents and for different levels of incident severity. This data element may be examined with respect to casualties and damage estimates.
Entry : Enter the total number of fire department personnel and apparatus that responded to the incident for the Suppression, EMS, and Other fields. If the Apparatus or Personnel Modules are used, check or mark the appropriate box (top) and skip this section. If these personnel and apparatus counts include mutual aid resources, check or mark the box at the bottom of Block G1.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Mandatory
Element Type Numeric – Integer numbers (no decimal points). If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. All integer values are assumed to be positive. Any fields which allow a negative integer value have been denoted with ‘+ or –’ in the comment field. Negative numbers should be transmitted with the minus sign preceding the digits.

Topic: NFIRS