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Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC)

Defense Base Act Case Summary by Nation

Disclaimer:

The OWCP Defense Base Act Case Summary Reports (DBA Case Summaries) are compiled from data maintained by the Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC) in the administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and its extensions. These reports do not constitute the complete or official casualty statistics of civilian contractor injuries and deaths. They are offered as general information to the public who may be interested in the scope of civilian government contracting overseas.

The data below reflects the number of cases created under the DBA for the time period specified, sorted by Nation.

The columns show the different Case Types: NLT ( no lost time), LTO (lost time 3 days or less), LT4 (lost time 4 days or more), DEA (death), COP (salary continuation), OTH (other or unknown). For more information about this report, click here.

DBA FY2009 REPORT BY NATION (10/01/2008 - 09/30/2009)
NATION
NLT
LTO
LT4
DEA
COP
OTH

TOTAL

IRAQ 3605 741 2549 176 4   7075
AFGHANISTAN 571 226 621 104 2   1524
KUWAIT 336 229 383 9 1   958
UNITED STATES 49 30 673 2     754
Nation Pending 345 36 342 26     749
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 18 7 139 1     165
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 59 14 51       124
MARSHALL ISLANDS 55 4 53       112
MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC 7 3 68 1     79
GERMANY 23 4 34       61
QATAR 8 7 43       58
PUERTO RICO 16   40       56
JORDAN 42   8       50
COLOMBIA 39 5 5       49
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 13 3 11 1     28
TURKEY 17   4       21
PAKISTAN 6 1 9 3     19
JAPAN 10 2 4       16
UNITED KINGDOM 4   12       16
INDIA 2   13       15
IRELAND 13   2       15
CUBA 1 2 10 1     14
DJIBOUTI 3   11       14
HONDURAS 4   8 1     13
ITALY 6 1 4       11
SOUTH AFRICA 2   6 1     9
SUDAN 1   8       9
KENYA 1   7       8
CROATIA     7       7
KYRGYZSTAN 1   6       7
PHILIPPINES   1 6       7
UZBEKISTAN     7       7
CHINA   2 3 1      
HAITI 2   4        
INDONESIA   1 4 1      
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2   4        
THAILAND 1   4 1      
GEORGIA     5        
GUAM 2 1 2        
In-Flight 2   3        
ISRAEL 1 3 1        
MEXICO     5        
SOMALIA 3   1 1      
CAMBODIA 1 1 2        
KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF 4            
Kosovo 2   2        
LIBERIA 1 1 2        
PERU 1   3        
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO     4        
BAHAMAS 1 1 1        
BELGIUM 2     1      
SPAIN 2   1        
UGANDA 1   1 1      
VIET NAM 3            
ALBANIA     2        
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA 1   1        
AUSTRALIA     2        
BAHRAIN 1   1        
BRAZIL 1   1        
BULGARIA     2        
CANADA     2        
CHAD     2        
EGYPT     2        
ICELAND 2            
IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF 2            
KAZAKHSTAN     2        
LATVIA 1   1        
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES     2        
NIGERIA 1   1        
OMAN 2            
SAUDI ARABIA     1 1      
SINGAPORE 2            
SRI LANKA     1 1      
Acension Island, BRITISH     1        
ANTARCTICA     1        
BANGLADESH 1            
BURKINA FASO 1            
CYPRUS     1        
FIJI   1          
FRANCE 1            
GABON     1        
GHANA 1            
GUATEMALA     1        
HUNGARY     1        
KIRIBATI     1        
MALAWI     1        
MALAYSIA 1            
MALI       1      
MALTA     1        
MONGOLIA     1        
NEPAL 1            
NETHERLANDS     1        
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS 1            
PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED 1            
PANAMA     1        
POLAND 1            
PORTUGAL 1            
SIERRA LEONE     1        
SWEDEN       1      
TAIWAN     1        
UKRAINE     1        
VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S.     1        
YEMEN     1        
Grand Total: 103 5311 1327 5236 336 7 0 12217