Recordable Frequency

Published: | Updated: May 21, 2019

Definition - What does Recordable Frequency mean?

Recordable frequency refers to the number of fatalities, lost-time injuries, cases of substitute work and other injuries requiring treatment by a medical professional per million hours worked.

It can also be defined as the sum of restricted work injuries, lost time injuries and medically treated injuries.

Recordable frequency is also known as recordable injury frequency.

Safeopedia explains Recordable Frequency

Injury rates can be used to examine the rate of illness and injury in whole industries, or just in a workplace. They can help determine problem areas for safety, as well as progress that's been made in making a workplace safer and healthier. In order for an injury or illness to be considered "recordable," it must be work-related.

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