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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 - 09/30/2018)

NATION

NLT

LTO

LT4

DEA

COP

OTH

TOTAL

IRAQ

30389

3524

20500

1664

550

56627

AFGHANISTAN

20250

1489

17814

1734

1

146

41434

Nation Pending

5538

633

3378

55

67

9671

KUWAIT

3855

1209

3817

103

251

9235

UNITED STATES

571

88

2096

18

4

2777

PUERTO RICO

258

73

1293

8

1632

MARSHALL ISLANDS

922

56

604

10

1592

GERMANY

435

70

468

8

13

994

QATAR

158

86

551

19

5

819

IN-FLIGHT

411

16

186

1

614

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

274

49

270

13

1

607

COLOMBIA

226

46

189

16

9

486

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

50

26

351

12

9

448

JAPAN

218

18

177

12

425

DJIBOUTI

217

19

169

3

3

411

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

166

30

124

11

331

JORDAN

147

13

128

36

3

327

SAUDI ARABIA

86

33

179

23

1

322

ANTARCTICA

215

5

98

318

PAKISTAN

108

14

145

42

309

BAHAMAS

88

28

150

266

KOSOVO

119

7

115

3

244

BAHRAIN

91

15

93

1

1

201

MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC

23

4

141

3

171

ISRAEL

66

15

78

4

163

UNITED KINGDOM

59

10

89

2

160

ASCENSION ISLAND, BRITISH

54

29

71

2

1

157

HONDURAS

81

9

64

2

156

SUDAN

59

8

85

2

154

CUBA

64

14

68

6

1

153

HAITI

73

12

65

2

152

OMAN

39

31

79

3

152

CHINA

33

16

68

3

120

ITALY

49

3

61

2

1

116

LIBERIA

47

8

52

6

1

114

ROMANIA

88

3

14

1

106

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

60

7

37

2

106

PHILIPPINES

44

7

49

3

103

TAIWAN

53

11

37

101

TURKEY

56

2

33

6

1

98

KENYA

31

5

42

5

83

IRELAND

53

1

24

78

INDIA

31

2

42

2

77

UGANDA

30

6

37

3

1

77

THAILAND

30

2

31

7

4

74

SOUTH SUDAN

13

1

56

1

71

NIGER

39

1

28

1

1

70

KYRGYZSTAN

22

6

36

3

67

SOUTH AFRICA

22

6

36

3

67

INDONESIA

23

5

32

6

66

EGYPT

17

3

40

4

64

CHAD

10

7

37

6

60

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

31

2

26

59

UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS

18

2

36

2

1

59

VIETNAM

26

2

26

2

3

59

UZBEKISTAN

8

4

35

5

4

56

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

22

7

25

54

GUAM

23

3

26

52

EL SALVADOR

6

1

44

51

PERU

23

3

17

2

2

47

AUSTRALIA

15

1

26

2

1

45

KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF

26

3

13

42

MEXICO

15

4

23

42

SPAIN

13

1

26

1

41

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

12

3

19

5

39

GREECE

17

1

20

38

NIGERIA

13

3

16

6

38

UKRAINE

13

2

20

3

38

SOMALIA

11

23

3

37

GREENLAND

21

1

12

34

GUATEMALA

20

2

11

33

BELGIUM

9

1

21

1

32

CROATIA

5

2

24

1

32

GEORGIA

8

3

17

2

2

32

PANAMA

18

12

1

31

SIERRA LEONE

4

9

17

1

31

CONGO

10

2

17

29

POLAND

18

2

8

1

29

HUNGARY

4

23

1

28

CYPRUS

18

8

1

27

GHANA

10

3

13

1

27

GUINEA

12

1

13

26

ETHIOPIA

9

2

13

1

25

KAZAKHSTAN

8

1

15

24

SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO

6

1

16

23

SINGAPORE

8

1

13

1

23

BURKINA FASO

9

2

11

22

LEBANON

6

2

13

1

22

SENEGAL

7

2

10

3

22

YEMEN

10

10

1

21

BRAZIL

6

14

20

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

4

13

3

20

BULGARIA

8

9

2

1

20

MALI

3

1

12

4

20

TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF

9

1

10

20

NETHERLANDS

8

5

6

19

CAMBODIA

5

2

9

2

18

CANADA

5

11

16

MONGOLIA

4

11

1

16

AUSTRIA

3

10

13

BOLIVIA

3

3

6

1

13

CAMEROON

3

1

8

1

13

SRI LANKA

3

1

8

1

13

ALBANIA

2

9

1

12

BANGLADESH

6

2

4

12

NEPAL

5

7

12

RWANDA

4

1

7

12

ARMENIA

5

5

1

11

ECUADOR

2

1

8

11

ICELAND

8

3

11

LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA

2

1

6

2

11

PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED

2

8

1

11

SAINT HELENA

3

5

3

11

ZIMBABWE

5

1

5

11

DUTCH CARRIBBEAN

7

2

1

10

NICARAGUA

1

1

7

1

10

TUNISIA

6

4

10

GUYANA

2

6

1

9

MALAYSIA

4

5

9

MYANMAR

3

6

9

NORWAY

2

1

5

1

9

TAJIKISTAN

3

1

3

2

9

FRANCE

3

5

8

PORTUGAL

4

4

8

AZERBAIJAN

3

4

7

BENIN

2

4

1

7

BURUNDI

2

4

1

7

CHILE

3

4

7

GABON

3

4

7

GAMBIA

5

2

7

JAMAICA

1

5

1

7

LITHUANIA

2

5

7

MALAWI

1

1

4

1

7

MOROCCO

3

1

3

7

ZAMBIA

1

4

2

7

MOZAMBIQUE

2

2

1

1

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

1

5

ALGERIA

1

3

1

ANGOLA

1

4

BOTSWANA

1

1

2

1

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

2

3

LATVIA

1

4

MADAGASCAR

1

1

2

1

TURKMENISTAN

1

1

3

ARGENTINA

1

2

1

COSTA RICA

1

1

2

HONG KONG

1

2

1

IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF

1

3

LAO PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

1

3

LUXEMBOURG

1

3

MALTA

1

2

1

MAURITANIA

3

1

NEW ZEALAND

1

3

PARAGUAY

3

1

SURINAME

1

3

TIMOR-LESTE

2

2

VENEZUELA

1

1

2

VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S.

1

3

BELIZE

3

COTE DIVOIRE

3

CZECH REPUBLIC

3

FIJI

1

1

1

MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF

3

NAMIBIA

1

1

1

SWITZERLAND

1

2

URUGUAY

3

ALAND ISLANDS

1

1

BARBADOS

1

1

CONGO, THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE

1

1

DOMINICA

1

1

ESTONIA

1

1

GUINEA-BISSAU

1

1

MAURITIUS

1

1

SLOVAKIA

2

SLOVENIA

2

SWEDEN

1

1

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

1

1

VIRGIN ISLANDS, BRITISH

1

1

AMERICAN SAMOA

1

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

1

DENMARK

1

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

1

ERITREA

1

FINLAND

1

GUADELOUPE

1

KIRIBATI

1

LESOTHO

1

MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF

1

PALAU

1

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

1

REUNION

1

SAMOA

1

SAN MARINO

1

SEYCHELLES

1

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1

SWAZILAND

1

Grand Total: 196

66793

7909

55517

3962

4

1094

135279