• assault involving a fall (Y01-Y02)
  • fall from animal (V80.-)
  • fall (in) (from) machinery (in operation) (W28-W31)
  • fall (in) (from) transport vehicle (V01-V99)
  • intentional self-harm involving a fall (X80-X81)


  • at risk for fall (history of fall) Z91.81
  • fall (in) (from) burning building (X00.-)
  • fall into fire (X00-X04, X08)
  1. W00 Fall due to ice and snow


    • pedestrian on foot falling (slipping) on ice and snow


    • fall on (from) ice and snow involving pedestrian conveyance (V00.-)
    • fall from stairs and steps not due to ice and snow (W10.-)

    The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category W00

    • A - initial encounter
    • D - subsequent encounter
    • S - sequela
    1. W00.0 Fall on same level due to ice and snow

    2. W00.1 Fall from stairs and steps due to ice and snow

    3. W00.2 Other fall from one level to another due to ice and snow

    4. W00.9 Unspecified fall due to ice and snow

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.