Class Code 5506

Street or Road Construction: Paving or Repaving

Class code 5506 is used for employees that perform street or road construction and paving or repaving operations, including drivers. Work will vary in scope, but may include things like constructing a concrete or crushed stone base, scraping, surfacing or paving operations, trimming of road shoulders, erecting and/or painting fences or guardrails, painting lines on the road or street, and installing curbs or gutters. Additionally, class code 5506 also applies to employees of highway toll roads who perform maintenance functions, contractors who paint separating lines or lanes on streets, roads, or highways, and asphalt works operations. Finally, the scope of this classification also includes the surfacing, resurfacing, paving, or repaving of airport runways and warming aprons as well.

Exclusions to class code 5506 includes those workers who provide right-of-way clearing, earth or rock excavation, and grading or filling work, as well as anyone who engages in tunneling, quarrying or stone crushing, or bridge or culvert operations. When classifying workers to this class code, it is also important to follow the extra-territorial classification guidelines for each worker to ensure that they are properly classified.

Florida Rates for Class Code 5506

2020 Rate: $7.23

2019 Rate: $8.90

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 5506 is 7.23 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 5506 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.