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What does DAFW stand for?

DAFW stands for Days Away From Work

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Recordable workplace injuries and illnesses are those which result in any of the following outcomes: * Death * Loss of consciousness * Days away from work beyond the day of the incident * Restricted work or job transfer * Medical treatment (beyond first aid) In addition, any significant diagnosed work-related injury or illness is recordable, as are certain special cases, such as needle-sticks.
0 or a days away from work due to injury or illness (DAFWII) case rate at or above 5.
From 1993 to 1999 approximately 765,000 assaults occurred against healthcare workers resulting in days away from work (BLS, 2006; BLS, 2001) * From 2003 to 2009, 8 registered nurses were FATALLY injured at work (BLS, 2011) * 4 RNs received gunshot wounds (RNs) leading to their death * 4 RNs received other fatal injuries * 8 of 8 RNs were working in private healthcare facilities (not state or local government) * 8 of 8 RNs were 35-54 years of age
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average injury involving back pain resulted in seven days away from work in 2003.
When an employee reports an MSD, the employer must first determine whether the MSD is an MSD incident--defined by the standard as an MSD that results in days away from work, restricted work, medical treatment beyond first aid, or MSD symptoms or signs that persist for seven or more days.