NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Where Injury Occurred’
Definition : The place where the injury occurred. This location may be en route to or from the scene, at the incident scene, at the station, or some other location.
Purpose : In conjunction with other fields, this element can help identify why the firefighter sustained a certain type of injury. It can indicate areas in which safety training and safer operating procedures may be necessary.
Entry : Check or mark the box that best describes where the injury took place.
|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.|
WHERE INJURY OCCURRED CODES
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Where Injury Occurred’ element
|Where Injury Occurred||Code|
|En route To Fire Department Location||1|
|At Fire Department Location||2|
|En route To Incident or Assignment||3|
|En route To Medical Facility||4|
|At Scene, In Structure||5|
|At Scene, Outside Structure||6|
|At Medical Facility||7|
|Returning From Incident or Assignment||8|
|Returning From Medical Facility||9|
|Location – Other||0|
Transactions containing ‘Where Injury Occurred’
The value of this element is captured by the following transaction :
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Last Updated on May 9, 2023