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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 - Sept 1st 2001 to Dec 31, 2009 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 CUMULATIVE REPORT BY NATION (09/01/2001 - 12/31/2009)
NATION
NLT

LTO

LT4

DEA

COP

OTH

TOTAL

IRAQ

19641

1834

11008

1459

6

560

34508

AFGHANISTAN

3860

441

2282

298

4

158

7043

KUWAIT

1711

796

1805

41

1

255

4609

Nation Pending

1081

278

1183

36

 

67

2645

UNITED STATES

140

43

1268

3

 

3

1457

PUERTO RICO

131

34

997

 

 

30

1192

MARSHALL ISLANDS

253

29

271

6

 

 

559

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

49

25

323

11

 

9

417

GERMANY

85

38

231

2

 

14

370

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

150

19

113

5

 

1

288

QATAR

45

40

181

6

 

5

277

COLOMBIA

82

37

135

7

 

9

270

DJIBOUTI

89

6

62

1

 

3

161

JORDAN

69

2

50

24

 

3

148

MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC

17

4

109

3

 

 

133

SAUDI ARABIA

20

20

63

15

 

1

119

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

38

21

50

2

 

 

111

JAPAN

27

7

58

4

 

 

96

BAHAMAS

8

16

55

 

 

 

79

UNITED KINGDOM

13

2

42

 

 

 

57

CHINA

7

12

35

1

1

 

56

OMAN

4

19

31

 

 

 

54

CUBA

9

5

34

2

 

1

51

PAKISTAN

13

1

34

3

 

 

51

UZBEKISTAN

5

4

34

1

 

4

48

HONDURAS

6

6

34

1

 

 

47

UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS

16

1

28

1

1

 

47

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

16

5

19

 

 

 

40

ITALY

12

1

26

 

 

1

40

TURKEY

21

1

10

4

 

1

37

INDONESIA

5

3

21

6

 

 

35

SUDAN

3

 

32

 

 

 

35

BAHRAIN

3

5

24

1

 

1

34

THAILAND

6

1

15

6

 

4

32

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

9

1

20

1

 

 

31

INDIA

8

 

21

 

 

 

29

Acension Island, BRITISH

3

4

18

1

 

1

27

VIET NAM

11

1

9

2

 

3

26

ISRAEL

11

3

8

3

 

 

25

IRELAND

19

 

5

 

 

 

24

EGYPT

1

 

18

3

 

 

22

HAITI

5

2

15

 

 

 

22

KENYA

3

 

17

2

 

 

22

In-Flight

9

3

8

 

 

 

20

SOUTH AFRICA

5

1

13

1

 

 

20

HUNGARY

1

 

18

 

 

 

19

PHILIPPINES

1

2

14

1

 

 

18

CROATIA

2

 

15

 

 

 

17

SPAIN

2

 

15

 

 

 

17

GEORGIA

1

 

13

 

 

2

16

GUAM

4

2

10

 

 

 

16

SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO

1

1

14

 

 

 

16

SIERRA LEONE

 

9

6

 

 

1

16

KYRGYZSTAN

1

1

13

 

 

 

15

MEXICO

1

 

14

 

 

 

15

PERU

1

1

9

1

 

2

14

Kosovo

5

 

8

 

 

 

13

LIBERIA

2

1

7

2

 

1

13

AUSTRALIA

2

1

6

1

1

 

11

ETHIOPIA

2

1

8

 

 

 

11

ALBANIA

 

1

8

 

 

1

10

ARMENIA

4

 

5

1

 

 

10

NICARAGUA

1

1

7

 

 

1

10

BRAZIL

2

 

7

 

 

 

9

KAZAKHSTAN

1

 

8

 

 

 

9

SAINT HELENA

1

5

3

 

 

 

9

TAIWAN

4

1

4

 

 

 

9

UGANDA

1

 

6

1

 

1

9

BOLIVIA

1

2

4

1

 

 

8

MALI

1

 

5

2

 

 

8

UKRAINE

3

 

5

 

 

 

8

BULGARIA

 

 

6

 

 

1

7

GHANA

2

 

5

 

 

 

7

NEPAL

2

 

5

 

 

 

7

NIGERIA

1

 

6

 

 

 

7

PANAMA

1

 

5

 

 

1

7

BELGIUM

1

 

4

1

 

 

 

CAMBODIA

1

1

2

2

 

 

 

ICELAND

5

 

1

 

 

 

 

MONGOLIA

1

 

4

 

 

1

 

SINGAPORE

2

 

4

 

 

 

 

CANADA

1

 

4

 

 

 

 

CYPRUS

 

1

3

 

 

1

 

ECUADOR

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

GREECE

3

 

2

 

 

 

 

KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOMALIA

1

 

3

1

 

 

 

SRI LANKA

1

 

3

1

 

 

 

ALGERIA

1

 

2

1

 

 

 

GREENLAND

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

GUATEMALA

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

GUINEA

1

1

2

 

 

 

 

LUXEMBOURG

 

1

3

 

 

 

 

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

1

1

2

 

 

 

 

POLAND

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

RWANDA

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

ANGOLA

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

ANTARCTICA

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

JAMAICA

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

LEBANON

1

 

1

1

 

 

 

MALAWI

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

MOZAMBIQUE

 

1

1

1

 

 

 

MYANMAR

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

NAMIBIA

1

 

1

1

 

 

 

NORWAY

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

PORTUGAL

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

ROMANIA

 

 

2

1

 

 

 

TAJIKISTAN

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S.

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

AMERICAN SAMOA

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

BANGLADESH

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

BARBADOS

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

BURKINA FASO

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

CAMEROON

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

CHAD

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

CONGO

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

FRANCE

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

GABON

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

LATVIA

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

MADAGASCAR

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

MALAYSIA

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

NETHERLANDS

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

SLOVAKIA

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

SWEDEN

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

SWITZERLAND

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

TUNISIA

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

VENEZUELA

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

VIRGIN ISLANDS, BRITISH

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

ARGENTINA

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

AUSTRIA

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

AZERBAIJAN

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

BELIZE

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

BOTSWANA

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

BURUNDI

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

CZECH REPUBLIC

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

EL SALVADOR

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

ERITREA

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

FIJI

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

GUINEA-BISSAU

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUYANA

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

HONG KONG

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

KIRIBATI

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

LITHUANIA

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

MALTA

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

MOROCCO

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

PALAU

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENEGAL

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

SEYCHELLES

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

SURINAME

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

TIMOR-LESTE

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

TURKMENISTAN

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

YEMEN

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

ZAMBIA

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Grand Total: 162

27820

3810

21207

1987

14

1150

55988