NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Story when Injury Occurred’

Definition : Identifies the story where the casualty was located when the injury occurred.
Purpose : This element provides more information on how far the casualty was from the area of origin when the injury occurred. This can be helpful in assessing the adequacy of detection, alarm, and exit systems as well as assisting in code enforcement.
Entry : If the injury occurred in a structure and the person was on a story different from that in Block M3, enter the story where the injury occurred. If the story is below grade, check or mark the Below Grade box.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 3
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. – Maximum length 3 characters- Positive or Negative

Transactions containing ‘Story when Injury Occurred’

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

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Last Updated on May 6, 2023