NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘First Name’

Définition : The first name that identifies the casualty.
Purpose : The name of the casualty may be required for legal purposes. It may also be useful for notification to employers, for insurance purposes, and for filing disability claims.
Entry : Enter the full name of the person. Names should be clearly printed or typed.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 15
Element Type Text – Alphanumeric or special characters. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. – Maximum length 15 characters

Transactions containing ‘First Name’

The value of this element is captured by the following transaction :

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Last Updated on May 1, 2023