DAFW

AcronymDefinition
DAFWDays Away From Work
DAFWDays Absent from Work
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These harmonizing issues-instances in which a case was eligible for workers' compensation wage replacement but was not considered an OSHA-recordable DAFW case by the employer--illustrate the challenges involved in accurately matching cases between an injury and illness surveillance system, such as the SOII, and an administrative records system, such as workers' compensation data, that were designed for very different purposes.
Severity of nonfatal LFIs was assessed using median DAFW (for employer-reported injuries) and disposition after ED treatment.
Figure 5 shows annual estimates for the number of DAFW cases for selected occupations in state and local government.
In manufacturing, the rate for DJTR only cases is consistently higher than the rate for cases requiring days away from work (DAFW).
Since 1992, BLS has reported data on specific case circumstances and worker characteristics for injuries and illnesses involving DAFW. However, these more specific data are not collected and, consequently, not reported, for DJTR cases.
Without DJTR data, users might reach different conclusions about work-related injury and illness experiences than they would relying solely on DAFW data.