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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 - Sept 1st 2001 to June 30th 2009, 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 - 06/30/2009)
NATION
NLT
LTO
LT4
DEA
COP
OTH

TOTAL

IRAQ
18330
1148
9663
1395
6
565
31107
AFGHANISTAN
3568
203
1804
189
4
158
5926
KUWAIT
1571
657
1636
36
1
256
4157
Nation Pending
937
57
750
32
 
67
1843
UNITED STATES
118
23
1041
3
 
3
1188
PUERTO RICO
156
33
959
 
 
30
1178
MARSHALL ISLANDS
234
25
249
6
 
 
514
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
45
21
303
10
 
9
388
GERMANY
70
35
222
2
 
14
343
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
143
14
84
5
 
1
247
QATAR
31
34
165
6
 
5
241
COLOMBIA
50
35
132
7
 
9
233
DJIBOUTI
89
5
59
1
 
3
157
JORDAN
64
2
50
24
 
3
143
MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC
11
2
103
3
 
 
119
SAUDI ARABIA
18
20
61
15
 
1
115
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
34
17
47
2
 
 
100
JAPAN
23
7
56
2
 
 
88
BAHAMAS
7
15
54
 
 
 
76
CHINA
7
12
36
 
 
 
55
OMAN
2
19
29
 
 
 
50
UNITED KINGDOM
11
2
35
 
 
 
48
UZBEKISTAN
5
4
34
1
 
4
48
PAKISTAN
12
1
30
3
 
 
46
UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS
16
1
27
1
1
 
46
CUBA
10
5
26
2
 
1
44
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
16
5
17
 
 
 
38
HONDURAS
3
6
28
1
 
 
38
TURKEY
19
1
10
3
 
1
34
ITALY
7
 
25
 
 
1
33
BAHRAIN
4
5
21
1
 
1
32
INDONESIA
5
3
19
5
 
 
32
SUDAN
2
 
27
 
 
 
29
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
8
1
18
1
 
 
28
THAILAND
5
1
11
6
 
4
27
Acension Island, BRITISH
3
4
15
1
 
1
24
INDIA
7
1
16
 
 
 
24
VIET NAM
9
1
9
2
 
3
24
EGYPT
1
 
18
3
 
 
22
IRELAND
18
 
4
 
 
 
22
KENYA
3
 
16
2
 
 
21
HUNGARY
 
 
18
 
 
 
18
ISRAEL
7
1
7
3
 
 
18
CROATIA
2
 
14
 
 
 
16
GUAM
4
2
10
 
 
 
16
SIERRA LEONE
 
9
6
 
 
1
16
GEORGIA
1
 
12
 
 
2
15
HAITI
1
2
12
 
 
 
15
MEXICO
1
 
14
 
 
 
15
PHILIPPINES
1
2
11
1
 
 
15
SOUTH AFRICA
4
1
10
 
 
 
15
PERU
1
1
9
1
 
2
14
SPAIN
 
 
14
 
 
 
14
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO
1
1
11
 
 
 
13
KYRGYZSTAN
1
1
10
 
 
 
12
LIBERIA
1
1
7
2
 
1
12
ETHIOPIA
2
1
8
 
 
 
11
ARMENIA
4
 
5
1
 
 
10
NICARAGUA
1
1
7
 
 
1
10
ALBANIA
 
1
7
 
 
1
9
AUSTRALIA
1
1
5
1
1
 
9
KAZAKHSTAN
1
 
8
 
 
 
9
SAINT HELENA
1
5
3
 
 
 
9
BOLIVIA
1
2
4
1
 
 
8
BRAZIL
2
 
6
 
 
 
8
UGANDA
1
 
5
1
 
1
8
UKRAINE
3
 
5
 
 
 
8
BULGARIA
 
 
6
 
 
1
7
MALI
1
 
5
1
 
 
7
NEPAL
2
 
5
 
 
 
7
PANAMA
1
 
5
 
 
1
7
TAIWAN
2
1
4
 
 
 
7
CAMBODIA
1
1
2
2
 
 
 
GHANA
1
 
5
 
 
 
 
NIGERIA
 
 
6
 
 
 
 
BELGIUM
1
 
3
1
 
 
 
CANADA
2
 
3
 
 
 
 
ECUADOR
 
 
5
 
 
 
 
SRI LANKA
1
 
3
1
 
 
 
ALGERIA
1
 
2
1
 
 
 
CYPRUS
 
 
3
 
 
1
 
GREECE
2
 
2
 
 
 
 
GUINEA
1
1
2
 
 
 
 
ICELAND
3
 
1
 
 
 
 
LUXEMBOURG
 
1
3
 
 
 
 
MONGOLIA
 
 
3
 
 
1
 
RWANDA
1
 
3
 
 
 
 
SINGAPORE
1
 
3
 
 
 
 
ANGOLA
 
 
3
 
 
 
 
ANTARCTICA
 
 
3
 
 
 
 
GREENLAND
1
 
2
 
 
 
 
JAMAICA
 
 
3
 
 
 
 
MOZAMBIQUE
 
1
1
1
 
 
 
MYANMAR
1
 
2
 
 
 
 
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
1
 
2
 
 
 
 
NORWAY
1
 
2
 
 
 
 
POLAND
1
 
2
 
 
 
 
ROMANIA
 
 
2
1
 
 
 
VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S.
 
 
3
 
 
 
 
AMERICAN SAMOA
1
 
1
 
 
 
 
BANGLADESH
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
BARBADOS
 
 
1
1
 
 
 
BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
CAMEROON
 
 
1
 
 
1
 
CHAD
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
FRANCE
1
 
1
 
 
 
 
GABON
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
LATVIA
1
 
1
 
 
 
 
LEBANON
 
 
1
1
 
 
 
MADAGASCAR
1
 
1
 
 
 
 
MALAWI
 
 
1
 
 
1
 
NAMIBIA
1
 
 
1
 
 
 
NETHERLANDS
 
1
1
 
 
 
 
PORTUGAL
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
SLOVAKIA
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
SOMALIA
1
 
1
 
 
 
 
SWEDEN
 
 
1
1
 
 
 
SWITZERLAND
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
TAJIKISTAN
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
TUNISIA
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
VENEZUELA
 
1
1
 
 
 
 
VIRGIN ISLANDS, BRITISH
1
 
1
 
 
 
 
ARGENTINA
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
AZERBAIJAN
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
BELIZE
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
BOTSWANA
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
BURKINA FASO
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
BURUNDI
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
CONGO
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
CZECH REPUBLIC
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
EL SALVADOR
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
EQUATORIAL GUINEA
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
ERITREA
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
FIJI
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
GUATEMALA
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
GUINEA-BISSAU
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
GUYANA
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
HONG KONG
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
KIRIBATI
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
LITHUANIA
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
MALAYSIA
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
MALTA
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
MOROCCO
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
NEW ZEALAND
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
PALAU
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
SENEGAL
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
SURINAME
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
TIMOR-LESTE
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
TURKMENISTAN
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
YEMEN
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
Grand Total: 154
25751
2466
18290
1796
13
1156
49472