NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Injury Date Time’

Definition : The date (mm/dd/yyyy) when the injury occurred and The time of day, using the 24-hour clock, when the injury occurred. Midnight is 0000 and signifies the start of a new day.
Purpose : This information is sometimes needed for legal or insurance purposes. It is most frequently used to analyze the time of day fatalities occur for different types of incidents.
Entry : Enter the month, day, and year when the injury occurred (mm/dd/yyyy) and Enter as closely as possible the time when the injury occurred using the 24-hour clock (i.e., 0000–2359). This could be before or after the alarm time shown on the Basic Module.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 12
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. – – Date and Time

Transactions containing ‘Injury Date Time’

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

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Last Updated on May 2, 2023