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Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Cause of Injury’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:
|Cause of Injury||Code|
|Exposed To Fire Products||1|
|Exposed To Hazardous Materials or Toxic Fumes Other Than Smoke||2|
|Jumped In Escape Attempt||3|
|Fell, Slipped, or Tripped||4|
|Caught or Trapped||5|
|Struck By or Contact With Object||7|
|Overexertion or Strain||8|
|Cause Of Injury - Other||0|
|None (Conversion Only)||N|
A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.
|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.|
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