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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 CUMULATIVE REPORT BY NATION (09/01/2001 - 09/30/2010)

NATION

NLT

LTO

LT4

DEA

COP

OTH

TOTAL

IRAQ

22126

2500

13596

1507

30

557

40316

AFGHANISTAN

4385

625

3860

594

3

150

9617

KUWAIT

1959

907

2143

50

 

253

5312

Nation Pending

1676

365

1337

75

 

67

3520

UNITED STATES

175

58

1592

6

 

3

1834

PUERTO RICO

131

34

1042

 

 

17

1224

MARSHALL ISLANDS

277

32

304

6

 

 

619

GERMANY

120

41

254

3

 

14

432

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

49

26

333

11

 

9

428

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

165

33

146

6

 

1

351

QATAR

53

44

212

6

 

5

320

COLOMBIA

102

40

146

7

 

9

304

DJIBOUTI

91

6

74

1

 

3

175

In-Flight

102

5

52

 

 

 

159

JORDAN

76

3

53

24

 

3

159

MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC

18

4

126

3

 

 

151

SAUDI ARABIA

25

21

71

15

 

1

133

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

48

23

52

3

 

 

126

JAPAN

34

9

65

5

1

 

114

BAHAMAS

10

18

63

 

 

 

91

UNITED KINGDOM

18

2

49

 

 

 

69

HONDURAS

18

6

39

3

 

 

66

PAKISTAN

20

2

39

5

 

 

66

OMAN

9

19

36

 

 

 

64

Kosovo

14

1

47

1

 

 

63

CHINA

7

13

37

2

 

 

59

CUBA

11

7

36

2

 

1

57

SUDAN

10

1

42

1

 

 

54

UZBEKISTAN

5

4

34

1

 

4

48

UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS

16

1

28

1

1

 

47

ITALY

14

2

28

 

 

1

45

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

16

6

20

 

 

 

42

TURKEY

25

1

10

5

 

1

42

BAHRAIN

7

5

25

1

 

1

39

THAILAND

9

1

18

7

 

4

39

INDONESIA

5

3

23

6

 

 

37

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

14

1

21

1

 

 

37

HAITI

7

2

25

1

 

 

35

Acension Island, BRITISH

5

5

20

1

 

1

32

ISRAEL

12

3

13

3

 

 

31

VIET NAM

13

1

12

2

 

3

31

INDIA

6

 

24

 

 

 

30

IRELAND

20

 

9

 

 

 

29

PHILIPPINES

3

4

20

1

 

 

28

KENYA

4

 

20

2

 

 

26

EGYPT

2

 

20

3

 

 

25

SOUTH AFRICA

5

1

16

1

 

 

23

KYRGYZSTAN

3

1

16

1

 

 

21

CROATIA

2

 

17

 

 

 

19

GEORGIA

2

 

15

 

 

2

19

HUNGARY

 

 

19

 

 

 

19

LIBERIA

3

3

9

3

 

1

19

GUAM

5

2

11

 

 

 

18

MEXICO

2

 

15

 

 

 

17

PERU

3

2

9

1

 

2

17

SPAIN

3

 

14

 

 

 

17

SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO

1

1

14

 

 

 

16

SIERRA LEONE

 

9

6

 

 

1

16

TAIWAN

7

1

5

 

 

 

13

AUSTRALIA

3

1

6

1

1

 

12

KAZAKHSTAN

2

1

9

 

 

 

12

UGANDA

3

 

7

1

 

1

12

ARMENIA

5

 

5

1

 

 

11

ETHIOPIA

2

1

8

 

 

 

11

ALBANIA

 

1

8

 

 

1

10

CAMBODIA

2

1

5

2

 

 

10

NICARAGUA

1

1

7

 

 

1

10

UKRAINE

4

1

5

 

 

 

10

BRAZIL

2

 

7

 

 

 

9

BULGARIA

2

 

6

 

 

1

9

GHANA

3

 

6

 

 

 

9

NIGERIA

2

 

7

 

 

 

9

SAINT HELENA

1

5

3

 

 

 

9

BOLIVIA

1

2

4

1

 

 

8

MALI

1

 

5

2

 

 

8

NEPAL

2

 

6

 

 

 

8

BELGIUM

2

 

4

1

 

 

7

GREECE

4

 

3

 

 

 

7

GUINEA

2

1

4

 

 

 

7

KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF

6

 

1

 

 

 

7

PANAMA

1

 

5

 

 

1

7

ROMANIA

1

 

5

1

 

 

7

SINGAPORE

2

 

5

 

 

 

7

ANTARCTICA

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

BURKINA FASO

2

 

4

 

 

 

 

ICELAND

4

 

2

 

 

 

 

MONGOLIA

1

 

4

 

 

1

 

SOMALIA

1

 

4

1

 

 

 

SRI LANKA

1

 

4

1

 

 

 

CANADA

1

 

4

 

 

 

 

CYPRUS

 

1

3

 

 

1

 

ECUADOR

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

GREENLAND

2

 

3

 

 

 

 

GUATEMALA

3

 

2

 

 

 

 

NETHERLANDS

2

2

1

 

 

 

 

PORTUGAL

3

 

2

 

 

 

 

RWANDA

2

 

3

 

 

 

 

ALGERIA

1

 

2

1

 

 

 

ANGOLA

 

1

3

 

 

 

 

LATVIA

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

LEBANON

1

 

2

1

 

 

 

LUXEMBOURG

 

1

3

 

 

 

 

MOZAMBIQUE

1

1

1

1

 

 

 

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

NORWAY

1

 

2

1

 

 

 

POLAND

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

BANGLADESH

2

 

1

 

 

 

 

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

CHAD

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

CONGO

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

DENMARK

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRANCE

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

JAMAICA

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

MALAWI

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

MALAYSIA

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

MYANMAR

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

NAMIBIA

1

 

1

1

 

 

 

TAJIKISTAN

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S.

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

BARBADOS

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

CAMEROON

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

EL SALVADOR

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

GABON

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

HONG KONG

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

MADAGASCAR

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

MOROCCO

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

SLOVAKIA

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

SWEDEN

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

SWITZERLAND

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUNISIA

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

VENEZUELA

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

VIRGIN ISLANDS, BRITISH

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

YEMEN

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

AMERICAN SAMOA

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARGENTINA

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

AUSTRIA

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

AZERBAIJAN

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

BELIZE

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

BENIN

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOTSWANA

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

BURUNDI

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

CZECH REPUBLIC

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

ERITREA

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

FIJI

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

GUINEA-BISSAU

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUYANA

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

KIRIBATI

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

LITHUANIA

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

MALTA

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

PALAU

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENEGAL

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

SEYCHELLES

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

SURINAME

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

TIMOR-LESTE

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

TURKMENISTAN

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

ZAMBIA

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Grand Total: 165

32052

4930

26650

2400

36

1124

67192