Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 5183

Plumbing NOC

Author Information

Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 5183 is used for employees that do pipe fitting work, such as steam, gas, hot water, or other. This would include house connections, as well as shop. Currently, there is no limit to the size of piping, and work may be done to repair, install, and remove piping and any accessories, fixtures, or appliances that are related. Also included within this class code would be the installation, repair, and removal of equipment used in directing gas or water supplies to a destination. Installation of residential pump or boilers, beer drawing equipment, steam or hot water furnaces, non-electric thermostats, and domestic water softeners are also included. Finally, cleaning done with portable equipment of building sewer connections and beer coils are also accepted within this class code.

Individuals who primarily work as an automatic sprinkler installer would be excluded, as well as those that perform pipe fitting work due to installation of an air conditioning or refrigeration unit. Any work that is done with materials containing asbestos is also excluded.

Florida Rates for Class Code 5183

2014 Rate: $5.24
2013 Rate: $5.86

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 5183, this rate change resulted in a 11.8% decrease from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 5.24 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. With the decrease in rates this year, the 2014 rate is 52.9% below the 2003 rate of 12.45 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

  • 8227 for permanent yard work
  • 5537 for pipe fitting for air conditioning systems
  • 9519 for pipe fitting for refrigerator appliances
  • 6229 for irrigation and drainage system construction
  • 5472 for asbestos pipe and boiler work
  • 5188 for automatic sprinkler installation
  • 3726 for boiler installation or repair
  • 6319 for gas, steam or water main construction
  • 6306 for sewer construction
  • 7520 for waterworks operation

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