Class code 8006 is used for employees that work for a self service gasoline station with a retail convenience or grocery store attached. Locations that qualify for this classification must sell a variety of items (such as snack foods, canned or bottled beverages, tobacco products, candy, bakery products, coffee, tea, ice, etc.), not engage in handling any fresh or raw meats, and have receipts from gasoline sales that constitutes less than 90% of total receipts and receipts from the service of food or beverages that constitute less than 50% total sales. Employees working within the scope of this class code may engage in a variety of activities, both inside and outside of the building. Examples of common operations performed include selling of groceries, beverages, and other items to customers, preparing delicatessen type dishes such as salads, cold cut sandwiches, and pizzas, keeping the store and parking lot clean, and engaging in basic customer service activities as necessary.
Operations that are similar in nature, but excluded from this class code would be retail grocery stores, restaurants, or any other operation that exceeds the maximum square footage allowance of that does not fall within the receipt requirements listed above.
Florida Rates for Class Code 8006
Each workers' compensation class code in Florida has a unique rate assigned to it based on the likelihood of workplace injuries for the group of employees throughout the state that are assigned to that class code. Click this link for more information about the ratemaking process. The rates used in Florida workers comp insurance were increased in 2014 by an average of 6.1% by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.
For class code 8006, this rate change resulted in a 6% increase from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 3.73 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. Even with the increase in rates this year, the 2014 rate is still 65.6% below the 2003 rate of 10.23 dollars.
Despite the manual rates being set by the Florida government for workers comp class codes, there are still ways that employers can lower their overall workers compensation costs and total premium. Our insurance agents would like the opportunity to discuss these premium discounts and other cost savings measures with your business. Contact us today to receive competitive quotes for your business.