Exclusions to USLH Coverage:
- An officer or employee of the United States or any of its agencies.
- An employee of any state.
- An employee of any municipality.
- The agent of any foreign country.
- An employee whose injury is caused solely by his intoxication.
- An employee whose injury occurs as a result of his attempt to injure or kill himself or another.
- Office clerical, secretarial, security, or data processing personnel who perform non-maritime tasks exclusively.
- Personnel working for a club, camp, recreational operation, restaurant, museum, or retail outfit
- Personnel employed by a marina including those taking reservations, servicing boats, preparing and serving food, or performing routine tasks.
- Personnel working for suppliers, transporters, or vendors temporarily doing business on the premises of a maritime employer, but who are not engaged in work normally performed by the employees of the maritime employer. This would include a teamster delivering a load of steel to a shipyard; however, an employee of a subcontractor performing a peripheral part of the shipbuilding or ship repair process at the shipyard would be covered.
- Aquaculture workers, which includes personnel who clean, process, or can fish and fish products, and a commercial enterprise involved in the controlled cultivation and harvest of aquatic plants and animals.
- Personnel working on the construction, repair, or dismantling of any recreational vessel under 65 feet in length.
- NOTE: one exception to exclusions 7 through 12 is that the individual must be eligible for state workers’ compensation benefits.
- A master or member of a crew of any vessel (Jones’ Act).
- Any person engaged by a master to load, unload, or repair any vessel under 18 tons net.