Class Code 0016

Farm: Orchard & Drivers - By Contractor

Class code 0016 is used for employees that work at an orchard, grove, or other facility that focuses on growing fruits or nuts. Foods also falling into this category include oranges, apples, apricots, bananas, black walnuts, cherries, coffee, English walnuts, figs, filberts, macadamia nuts, nectarines, nuts, papaya, peaches, pears, plums, prunes, and walnuts.

Code 0016 includes planting, pruning, spraying, picking, packing, storing, and shipping operations associated with growing, harvesting, and transporting the product to market. This code includes equipment and materials such as handsaws, chain saws, axes, pruning tools, tractors and mowers, bulldozers and graders, tractor trailers, flatbeds, pickup trucks, buses, kerosene heaters, aerial application equipment for insecticides and fungicides, cherry pickers, ladders, mechanized harvesters/tree shakers, conveyor belts, and forklifts.

Florida Rates for Class Code 0016

2020 Rate: $8.15

2019 Rate: $9.00

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 are adjusted annually by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.

The 2020 rate for class code 0016 is 8.15 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration.

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.

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*This description of class code 0016 is a summary of the official description from NCCI that should be used for determining the correct application of a classification code for a Florida business and the groups of employees in that business. This short summary is provided as a courtesy for assisting FloridaWC's clients and potential clients in educating them about the most commonly used class codes in Florida that could be applied to their business operations. For more information about a class code, please use the contact form links below to request the official class codes descriptions from one of our insurance agents.