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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 - 03/31/2019)

NATION

NLT

LTO

LT4

DEA

COP

OTH

TOTAL

IRAQ 31099 3558 21067 1666   550 57940
AFGHANISTAN 20730 1494 18690 1757 1 148 42820
Nation Pending 5855 645 3578 61   67 10206
KUWAIT 3958 1218 3922 104   251 9453
UNITED STATES 580 89 2108 18   3 2798
MARSHALL ISLANDS 962 57 632 10     1661
PUERTO RICO 260 72 1300 8     1640
GERMANY 444 73 482 8   13 1020
QATAR 161 86 564 19   5 835
IN-FLIGHT 424 16 195 1     636
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 277 48 279 13   1 618
COLOMBIA 226 46 190 16   9 487
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 50 26 351 13   9 449
JAPAN 223 19 182 12     436
DJIBOUTI 229 18 174 3   3 427
ANTARCTICA 249 6 108 2     365
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 169 29 132 11     341
JORDAN 148 14 138 36   3 339
SAUDI ARABIA 89 33 186 23   1 332
PAKISTAN 109 14 145 42     310
BAHAMAS 100 27 153       280
KOSOVO 134 7 116 3     260
BAHRAIN 96 15 95 1   1 208
CUBA 88 15 81 6   1 191
MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC 23 4 141 3     171
ISRAEL 71 15 79 4     169
ASCENSION ISLAND, BRITISH 60 31 73 2   1 167
HONDURAS 86 9 67 2     164
UNITED KINGDOM 59 10 91 2     162
HAITI 73 12 66 3     154
OMAN 41 31 79 3     154
SUDAN 59 8 85 2     154
ITALY 51 3 65 2   1 122
CHINA 34 16 68 3     121
LIBERIA 48 9 55 6   1 119
PHILIPPINES 46 8 52 3     109
ROMANIA 89 3 14 1     107
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 60 7 37 2     106
TURKEY 60 2 37 6   1 106
TAIWAN 53 11 38       102
KENYA 33 4 44 6     87
UGANDA 32 6 39 3   1 81
IRELAND 54 1 24       79
INDIA 31 2 42 2     77
THAILAND 30 2 33 7   4 76
NIGER 40 2 31 1 1   75
SOUTH SUDAN 13 2 57 1     73
SOUTH AFRICA 22 7 38 3     70
KYRGYZSTAN 23 6 36 3     68
EGYPT 19 3 42 3     67
INDONESIA 23 5 32 6     66
SOMALIA 33 2 26 3     64
CHAD 13 7 37 6     63
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 31 2 26       59
UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS 18 2 36 2 1   59
VIETNAM 25 2 27 2   3 59
UZBEKISTAN 8 4 35 5   4 56
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA 22 7 25       54
GUAM 24 3 27       54
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC 17 2 28 7     54
PERU 25 3 21 2   2 53
EL SALVADOR 6 1 45       52
AUSTRALIA 15 1 27 2 1   46
KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF 26 3 13       42
MEXICO 16 4 22       42
SPAIN 13 1 27 1     42
UKRAINE 14 2 20 3     39
GREECE 17   21       38
NIGERIA 13 3 16 6     38
GUATEMALA 21 2 13       36
POLAND 23 2 10 1     36
GREENLAND 21 1 12       34
PANAMA 19   14     1 34
BELGIUM 9 1 21 1     32
CROATIA 5 2 24 1     32
GEORGIA 8 3 17 2   2 32
SIERRA LEONE 4 9 17     1 31
GHANA 11 3 15 1     30
CONGO 10 2 17       29
HUNGARY 4   23 1     28
CYPRUS 18   8     1 27
GUINEA 12 1 14       27
ETHIOPIA 9 2 13 1     25
KAZAKHSTAN 8 1 15       24
LEBANON 7 2 14 1     24
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO 6 1 16       23
SINGAPORE 9 1 12 1     23
BURKINA FASO 9 2 11       22
SENEGAL 7 2 10 3     22
YEMEN 9   12 1     22
BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY 5   13 3     21
BRAZIL 6   14       20
BULGARIA 8   9 2   1 20
MALI 3 1 12 4     20
TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF 9 1 10       20
CAMBODIA 5 2 10 2     19
NETHERLANDS 8 5 6       19
MONGOLIA 4   12     1 17
CANADA 5   11       16
AUSTRIA 5   10       15
CAMEROON 3 1 9     1 14
NEPAL 6   8       14
BOLIVIA 3 3 6 1     13
LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA 2 1 8 2     13
SRI LANKA 3 1 8 1     13
ALBANIA   2 9     1 12
BANGLADESH 6 2 4       12
ECUADOR 3 1 8       12
RWANDA 4 1 7       12
SAINT HELENA 3 6 3       12
TUNISIA 7   4 1     12
ARMENIA 5   5 1     11
ICELAND 8   3       11
PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED 2   8 1     11
ZIMBABWE 5 1 5       11
DUTCH CARRIBBEAN 7   2 1     10
NICARAGUA 1 1 7     1 10
NORWAY 2 1 6 1     10
GUYANA 2   6 1     9
MALAWI 1 2 5     1 9
MALAYSIA 4   5       9
MYANMAR 3   6       9
TAJIKISTAN 3 1 3 2     9
FRANCE 3   5       8
GABON 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
GAMBIA 5   2       7
JAMAICA 1   5 1     7
LITHUANIA 2   5       7
MOROCCO 3 1 3       7
MOZAMBIQUE 2 2 2 1     7
ZAMBIA 1   4 2     7
MADAGASCAR 2 1 2 1      
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS 1   5        
ALGERIA 1   3 1      
ANGOLA   1 4        
BOTSWANA 1 1 2 1      
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 2   3        
IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF   1 4        
LATVIA 1   4        
TURKMENISTAN 1 1 3        
ARGENTINA 1 2 1        
COSTA RICA 1 1 2        
COTE DIVOIRE     4        
HONG KONG 1 2 1        
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        
ALAND ISLANDS 1   2        
BELIZE     3        
CZECH REPUBLIC     3        
FIJI 1 1 1        
MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF 3            
NAMIBIA 1   1 1      
SWITZERLAND     3        
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 1   2        
URUGUAY 3            
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      
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 68684 7981 57507 4001 4 1095 13927