Cases which result only in job transfer or restricted work activity. This occurs when, as the result of a work-related injury or illness, either an employer keeps, or healthcare professional recommends keeping an employee from doing the routine functions of their job or from working the full workday that the employee would have been scheduled to work before the injury or illness occurred. This may include the following instances:
- An employee is assigned to another job temporarily.
- An employee works at a permanent job less than full time.
- An employee works at a permanently assigned job but is unable to perform all duties normally connected with it.
- The day on which the injury or illness occurred is not counted as a day of job transfer or restriction. Workers who continue working after incurring an injury or illness in their regularly scheduled shift but produce fewer goods or services are not considered to be in restricted activity status. They must be restricted from performing their routine work functions to be counted in this category.
- Details regarding recordability of nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses can be found here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/entry-faq.
DJTR can also be expressed as a rate. The incident rate calculation is: (N/EH) x 200,000, where N = number of injuries and illnesses; EH = total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year; and 200,000 = base for 100 equivalent full-time workers (working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year). When the rate reflects a base of 10,000 equivalent full-time workers, 20,000,000 is used instead of 200,000.