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Temporarily assigned lighter work because of 1st injury

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For sample persons aged 18 and older who worked at a civilian job last year, who had at least one on-the-job injury last year resulting in medical attention beyond minor first aid, OR inability to do some work activities, OR loss of consciousness, OR transfer to another job, and who were not temporarily transferred to another job because of the first injury, WI1LIGHTWK reports if the person was assigned lighter work activities because of his/her first injury.

This variable was included in the 1988 Occupational Health supplement.


There are no comparability issues.


  • 1988: Sample persons aged 18+ who worked last year at a civilian job, who had at least one work-related injury in the past 12 months, and who did not temporarily transfer to another job because of 1st injury


  • 1988