What Does Injury Frequency Rate Mean?
An injury frequency rate is the number of injuries per 1,000,000 employee-hours worked. It is an indicator of the state of health and safety at a workplace. It provides an idea about the organization’s efforts to protect the workers from work related hazards.
Injury frequency rate can be calculated by the following formula:
Injury frequency rate = (Number of injuries in the period × 1,000,000) / Number of hours worked in the period