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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 - 12/31/2016)

NATION

NLT

LTO

LT4

DEA

COP

OTH

TOTAL

IRAQ

28672

3320

19171

1645

1

549

53358

AFGHANISTAN

18695

1352

15875

1665

1

146

37734

KUWAIT

3287

1167

3485

85

 

251

8275

Nation Pending

4327

542

2823

45

 

67

7804

UNITED STATES

536

86

2041

16

 

4

2683

PUERTO RICO

230

70

1256

6

 

 

1562

MARSHALL ISLANDS

706

48

537

9

 

 

1300

GERMANY

385

62

426

8

 

13

894

QATAR

137

74

478

18

2

5

714

In-Flight

382

16

165

1

 

 

564

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

254

47

247

13

 

1

562

COLOMBIA

226

45

187

14

 

9

481

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

50

26

351

12

 

9

448

DJIBOUTI

180

16

157

3

 

3

359

JAPAN

184

16

148

8

 

 

356

PAKISTAN

104

13

137

43

 

 

297

JORDAN

141

9

104

36

 

3

293

SAUDI ARABIA

75

31

151

23

 

1

281

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

137

27

102

6

 

 

272

BAHAMAS

64

26

131

 

 

 

221

ANTARCTICA

131

 

70

 

 

 

201

Kosovo

87

5

105

3

 

 

200

BAHRAIN

77

13

79

1

 

1

171

MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC

22

4

142

3

 

 

171

SUDAN

59

8

85

2

 

 

154

OMAN

36

31

75

3

 

 

145

UNITED KINGDOM

52

7

83

1

 

 

143

HAITI

70

13

57

2

 

 

142

CUBA

54

12

60

4

 

1

131

HONDURAS

53

7

57

2

 

 

119

ISRAEL

40

12

62

4

 

 

118

Acension Island, BRITISH

34

19

58

1

 

1

113

CHINA

26

15

65

3

 

 

109

LIBERIA

43

8

46

6

 

1

104

ITALY

41

3

51

2

 

1

98

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

56

8

32

2

 

 

98

PHILIPPINES

42

7

43

3

 

 

95

ROMANIA

76

3

13

1

 

 

93

TAIWAN

49

9

24

 

 

 

82

TURKEY

44

2

27

6

 

1

80

INDIA

30

2

41

2

 

 

75

IRELAND

50

 

24

 

 

 

74

THAILAND

30

2

27

7

 

4

70

UGANDA

28

5

32

3

 

1

69

KYRGYZSTAN

23

6

35

3

 

 

67

KENYA

23

3

34

5

 

 

65

INDONESIA

19

5

30

6

 

 

60

UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS

18

2

36

2

1

 

59

SOUTH AFRICA

18

4

32

2

 

 

56

VIET NAM

25

2

24

2

 

3

56

UZBEKISTAN

9

4

33

5

 

4

55

EGYPT

15

2

34

3

 

 

54

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

21

7

25

 

 

 

53

CHAD

7

6

35

4

 

 

52

SOUTH SUDAN

3

1

47

1

 

 

52

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

27

2

22

 

 

 

51

GUAM

18

3

24

 

 

 

45

NIGER

25

1

17

 

1

 

44

KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF

26

3

12

 

 

 

41

PERU

19

3

15

2

 

2

41

AUSTRALIA

14

1

21

2

1

 

39

MEXICO

12

3

21

 

 

1

37

SPAIN

11

1

22

1

 

 

35

GEORGIA

8

3

17

2

 

2

32

GREECE

15

 

17

 

 

 

32

NIGERIA

11

2

15

4

 

 

32

UKRAINE

10

1

17

3

 

 

31

SIERRA LEONE

6

9

14

 

 

1

30

CROATIA

4

1

24

 

 

 

29

CONGO

9

2

16

 

 

 

27

CYPRUS

19

 

7

 

 

1

27

PANAMA

15

 

11

 

 

1

27

GHANA

11

3

12

 

 

 

26

HUNGARY

2

 

23

1

 

 

26

BELGIUM

7

1

16

1

 

 

25

GREENLAND

16

 

8

 

 

 

24

GUATEMALA

13

1

10

 

 

 

24

KAZAKHSTAN

8

1

15

 

 

 

24

SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO

6

1

16

 

 

 

23

ETHIOPIA

7

2

12

 

 

 

21

GUINEA

9

1

11

 

 

 

21

YEMEN

10

 

10

1

 

 

21

BURKINA FASO

9

1

10

 

 

 

20

SENEGAL

7

2

10

1

 

 

20

BRAZIL

5

 

14

 

 

 

19

LEBANON

5

1

12

1

 

 

19

SINGAPORE

7

1

10

1

 

 

19

CAMBODIA

5

2

9

2

 

 

18

MALI

4

1

10

3

 

 

18

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

3

 

12

2

 

 

17

BULGARIA

5

 

9

2

 

1

17

TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF

8

1

8

 

 

 

17

MONGOLIA

4

 

11

 

 

1

16

NETHERLANDS

6

4

6

 

 

 

16

CANADA

5

 

10

 

 

 

15

BOLIVIA

3

3

6

1

 

 

13

ALBANIA

 

2

9

 

 

1

12

NEPAL

5

 

7

 

 

 

12

ARMENIA

5

 

5

1

 

 

11

BANGLADESH

6

1

4

 

 

 

11

ICELAND

8

 

3

 

 

 

11

SAINT HELENA

3

5

3

 

 

 

11

AUSTRIA

2

 

8

 

 

 

10

CAMEROON

3

 

6

 

 

1

10

EL SALVADOR

3

1

6

 

 

 

10

LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA

1

1

6

2

 

 

10

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

7

 

2

1

 

 

10

NICARAGUA

1

1

7

 

 

1

10

ECUADOR

1

 

8

 

 

 

9

GUYANA

2

 

6

1

 

 

9

NORWAY

2

1

5

1

 

 

9

RWANDA

3

1

5

 

 

 

9

TAJIKISTAN

3

1

3

2

 

 

9

PORTUGAL

4

 

4

 

 

 

8

SRI LANKA

2

 

5

1

 

 

8

AZERBAIJAN

3

 

4

 

 

 

7

BENIN

2

 

4

1

 

 

7

JAMAICA

1

 

5

1

 

 

7

MALAWI

1

1

4

 

 

1

7

MYANMAR

2

 

5

 

 

 

7

PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED

3

 

3

1

 

 

7

SOMALIA

2

 

4

1

 

 

7

TUNISIA

3

 

4

 

 

 

7

BURUNDI

2

 

3

1

 

 

 

GAMBIA

4

 

2

 

 

 

 

LITHUANIA

2

 

4

 

 

 

 

MALAYSIA

2

 

4

 

 

 

 

MOROCCO

2

1

3

 

 

 

 

POLAND

2

 

4

 

 

 

 

ALGERIA

1

 

3

1

 

 

 

CHILE

2

 

3

 

 

 

 

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

2

 

3

 

 

 

 

FRANCE

3

 

2

 

 

 

 

LATVIA

1

 

4

 

 

 

 

MADAGASCAR

1

1

2

1

 

 

 

MOZAMBIQUE

2

1

1

1

 

 

 

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

1

 

4

 

 

 

 

ANGOLA

 

1

3

 

 

 

 

BOTSWANA

1

 

2

1

 

 

 

GABON

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

LAO PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

LUXEMBOURG

 

1

3

 

 

 

 

MALTA

1

 

2

1

 

 

 

PARAGUAY

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

SURINAME

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

TIMOR-LESTE

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

TURKMENISTAN

 

1

3

 

 

 

 

VENEZUELA

1

1

2

 

 

 

 

VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S.

1

 

3

 

 

 

 

ZAMBIA

1

 

1

2

 

 

 

ARGENTINA

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

BELIZE

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

COSTA RICA

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

CZECH REPUBLIC

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

FIJI

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

MAURITANIA

2

 

1

 

 

 

 

MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

NAMIBIA

1

 

1

1

 

 

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

BARBADOS

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

CONGO, THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

DOMINICA

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

ESTONIA

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

GUINEA-BISSAU

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

HONG KONG

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

MAURITIUS

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

SLOVAKIA

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

SLOVENIA

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

SWEDEN

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

SWITZERLAND

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

VIRGIN ISLANDS, BRITISH

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

ZIMBABWE

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

ALAND ISLANDS

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMERICAN SAMOA

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

COTE DIVOIRE

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

ERITREA

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

FINLAND

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUADELOUPE

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

KIRIBATI

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

PALAU

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

SAMOA

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

SAN MARINO

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

SEYCHELLES

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOLOMON ISLANDS

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

SWAZILAND

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

URUGUAY

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Total: 193

60744

7319

50503

3804

7

1094

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