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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)

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 FY2017 REPORT BY NATION (10/01/2016 - 09/30/2017)

NATION

NLT

LTO

LT4

DEA

COP

OTH

TOTAL

AFGHANISTAN

1262

47

845

40

2194

IRAQ

1070

62

562

9

2

1705

Nation Pending

582

24

258

3

867

KUWAIT

400

18

205

9

632

MARSHALL ISLANDS

127

2

34

1

164

QATAR

15

12

41

2

70

ANTARCTICA

50

18

68

GERMANY

22

2

28

1

53

UNITED STATES

22

30

1

53

SAUDI ARABIA

5

5

28

1

39

JAPAN

22

15

1

38

EL SALVADOR

1

36

37

PUERTO RICO

25

2

10

37

ASCENSION ISLAND, BRITISH

18

3

12

33

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

16

2

15

33

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

19

8

3

30

IN-FLIGHT

18

11

29

BAHAMAS

16

9

25

JORDAN

9

1

13

1

24

ISRAEL

17

3

3

23

BAHRAIN

12

1

8

21

HONDURAS

18

2

20

KOSOVO

14

5

19

DJIBOUTI

14

1

3

18

NIGER

9

9

18

ROMANIA

14

1

15

UNITED KINGDOM

10

5

15

CHAD

3

2

7

2

14

ITALY

9

4

13

TAIWAN

3

3

6

12

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

8

3

11

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

3

6

2

11

TURKEY

8

2

10

UGANDA

2

1

7

10

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

7

2

9

CUBA

5

1

2

1

9

SOUTH SUDAN

4

5

9

UKRAINE

7

2

9

HAITI

2

6

8

KENYA

3

5

8

PAKISTAN

3

5

8

POLAND

5

2

1

8

ZIMBABWE

4

1

3

8

BELGIUM

3

4

7

GREENLAND

5

2

7

GUAM

5

2

7

GUATEMALA

5

1

1

7

LIBERIA

3

4

7

NIGERIA

2

2

1

2

7

OMAN

2

5

7

SOMALIA

5

2

7

TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF

5

2

7

AUSTRALIA

2

4

EGYPT

2

1

2

1

SOUTH AFRICA

4

2

CHINA

4

1

GREECE

3

2

PERU

5

SPAIN

1

4

INDONESIA

2

1

1

SRI LANKA

1

1

2

BURKINA FASO

1

1

1

COLOMBIA

1

2

GUINEA

2

1

LEBANON

1

1

1

MALI

1

1

1

NETHERLANDS

1

2

PANAMA

2

1

SINGAPORE

2

1

THAILAND

3

AUSTRIA

2

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

1

1

CAMEROON

2

CANADA

2

ETHIOPIA

2

FRANCE

2

GABON

1

1

GAMBIA

2

GHANA

1

1

HUNGARY

1

1

IRELAND

2

PHILIPPINES

1

1

RWANDA

2

VIETNAM

1

1

BANGLADESH

1

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

1

BRAZIL

1

BULGARIA

1

CHILE

1

CONGO

1

CROATIA

1

DUTCH CARRIBBEAN

1

LAO PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

1

LESOTHO

1

LITHUANIA

1

MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC

1

MALAYSIA

1

MAURITANIA

1

MEXICO

1

MOZAMBIQUE

1

MYANMAR

1

NEW ZEALAND

1

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

1

NORWAY

1

PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED

1

PARAGUAY

1

SIERRA LEONE

1

TUNISIA

1

TURKMENISTAN

1

UZBEKISTAN

1

Grand Total: 110

3974

206

2354

90

0

3

6627