NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Injury Relation To Structure’

Definition : The physical location from which the injury occurred.
Entry : If the injury occurred inside or on a structure, check or mark the Inside/On Structure box and enter the Story of Injury directly below. If the injury occurred outside a structure, check or mark the Outside of Structure box. If the location of the injury was below grade, check or mark the Below Grade box. Checking or marking the Below Grade box has the effect of entering a negative number in NFIRS 5.0.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 1
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.

Injury Relation To Structure CODES

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Injury Relation To Structure’ element,

Released from  Code 
Inside or On Structure 1
Outside Of Structure 2

Transactions containing ‘Injury Relation To Structure’

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

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Last Updated on May 2, 2023