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Class Code 1322

Oil or Gas Well: Cleaning or Swabbing of Old Wells

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Martin Summers

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Class code 1322 is used for employees that are considered specialist contractors that clean or swab oil or gas wells. These “work-over jobs” will not involve any drilling and have their primary function in restoring or increasing productivity to a producing or previously producing well. When classifying workers to this class code, it is important to follow the extra-territorial classification guidelines for each worker to ensure that they are properly classified. Class code 1322 should not be used by oil or gas lease owners and operators, for those who operate a facility on contract for the owner, for work done on a new well that is not yet completed, or for drivers of any type.

Florida Rates for Class Code 1322

2014 Rate: $11.68
2013 Rate: $12.37

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 1322, this rate change resulted in a 5.9% decrease from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 11.68 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. With the decrease in rates this year, the 2014 rate is 70.9% below the 2003 rate of 42.45 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.

Other Related Class Codes

  • 6235 for work on a new well, not yet completed

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