Total Incidents

Published: | Updated: August 12, 2017

Definition - What does Total Incidents mean?

Total incidents refers to the sum of fatalities, permanent disabilities, lost time injuries, restricted work cases and medical treatment cases that occur in a workplace, region or other specific jurisdiction within a certain period of time. These are incidents that meet the criteria for being reported to a regulatory authority.

Total incidents may also be referred to as "total recordable incidents" or "total recordable incident rate" (TRIR).

Safeopedia explains Total Incidents

Reportable incidents may include but are not limited to:

  • Fatality and injuries
  • Occupational diseases
  • Dangerous occurrences
  • Gas incidents
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