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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 Sept 30 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 - 09/30/2009)
NATION
NLT
LTO
LT4
DEA
COP
OTH

TOTAL

IRAQ
18974
1654
10238
1442
8
562
32878
AFGHANISTAN
3692
375
1987
246
4
158
6462
KUWAIT
1646
734
1716
39
1
255
4391
Nation Pending
1031
84
777
36
67
1995
UNITED STATES
129
41
1179
3
3
1355
PUERTO RICO
134
33
989
30
1186
MARSHALL ISLANDS
245
29
257
6
537
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
49
24
315
10
9
407
GERMANY
78
37
227
2
14
358
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
143
19
101
5
1
269
COLOMBIA
74
36
134
7
9
260
QATAR
33
35
176
6
5
255
DJIBOUTI
88
5
61
1
3
158
JORDAN
67
2
50
24
3
146
MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC
14
4
106
3
127
SAUDI ARABIA
18
20
62
15
1
116
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
36
19
50
2
107
JAPAN
26
7
57
2
92
BAHAMAS
7
16
54
77
CHINA
7
12
36
55
UNITED KINGDOM
13
2
39
54
PAKISTAN
14
1
33
3
51
OMAN
2
19
29
50
CUBA
9
5
31
2
1
48
UZBEKISTAN
5
4
34
1
4
48
UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS
16
1
27
1
1
46
HONDURAS
5
6
31
1
43
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
16
5
18
39
ITALY
11
1
25
1
38
TURKEY
21
1
10
3
1
36
BAHRAIN
4
5
22
1
1
33
INDONESIA
5
3
19
6
33
SUDAN
3
30
33
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
7
1
19
1
28
THAILAND
5
1
12
6
4
28
Acension Island, BRITISH
3
4
17
1
1
26
INDIA
6
20
26
VIET NAM
10
1
9
2
3
25
IRELAND
19
5
24
EGYPT
1
18
3
22
KENYA
3
17
2
22
ISRAEL
8
3
7
3
21
HUNGARY
18
18
SOUTH AFRICA
4
1
12
1
18
HAITI
3
2
12
17
PHILIPPINES
1
2
13
1
17
CROATIA
2
14
16
GEORGIA
1
13
2
16
GUAM
4
2
10
16
SIERRA LEONE
9
6
1
16
SPAIN
2
14
16
KYRGYZSTAN
1
1
13
15
MEXICO
1
14
15
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO
1
1
13
15
PERU
1
1
9
1
2
14
LIBERIA
1
1
7
2
1
12
ETHIOPIA
2
1
8
11
ALBANIA
1
8
1
10
ARMENIA
4
5
1
10
NICARAGUA
1
1
7
1
10
AUSTRALIA
1
1
5
1
1
9
BRAZIL
2
7
9
KAZAKHSTAN
1
8
9
SAINT HELENA
1
5
3
9
BOLIVIA
1
2
4
1
8
MALI
1
5
2
8
UGANDA
1
5
1
1
8
UKRAINE
3
5
8
BULGARIA
6
1
7
NEPAL
2
5
7
NIGERIA
1
6
7
PANAMA
1
5
1
7
TAIWAN
2
1
4
7
BELGIUM
2
3
1
CAMBODIA
1
1
2
2
GHANA
1
5
ICELAND
5
1
CANADA
1
4
ECUADOR
5
SINGAPORE
2
3
SOMALIA
3
1
1
SRI LANKA
1
3
1
ALGERIA
1
2
1
CYPRUS
3
1
GREECE
2
2
GUINEA
1
1
2
KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF
4
Kosovo
2
2
LUXEMBOURG
1
3
MONGOLIA
3
1
RWANDA
1
3
ANGOLA
3
ANTARCTICA
3
GREENLAND
1
2
JAMAICA
3
MALAWI
2
1
MOZAMBIQUE
1
1
1
MYANMAR
1
2
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
1
2
NORWAY
1
2
POLAND
1
2
PORTUGAL
1
2
ROMANIA
2
1
VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S.
3
AMERICAN SAMOA
1
1
BANGLADESH
2
BARBADOS
1
1
BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY
2
BURKINA FASO
1
1
CAMEROON
1
1
CHAD
2
FRANCE
1
1
GABON
2
GUATEMALA
2
In-Flight
2
IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
2
LATVIA
1
1
LEBANON
1
1
MADAGASCAR
1
1
MALAYSIA
1
1
NAMIBIA
1
1
NETHERLANDS
1
1
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
2
SLOVAKIA
2
SWEDEN
1
1
SWITZERLAND
2
TAJIKISTAN
2
TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF
2
TUNISIA
2
VENEZUELA
1
1
VIRGIN ISLANDS, BRITISH
1
1
ARGENTINA
1
AZERBAIJAN
1
BELIZE
1
BOTSWANA
1
BURUNDI
1
CONGO
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
LITHUANIA
1
MALTA
1
MOROCCO
1
NEW ZEALAND
1
PALAU
1
PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED
1
SENEGAL
1
SURINAME
1
TIMOR-LESTE
1
TURKMENISTAN
1
YEMEN
1
Grand Total: 158
26770
3289
19439
1910
15
1152
52575