Class Code 6217 Rates & Quotes


Class code 6217 is used for employees that work in the excavation field, including drivers. Examples of work that may be done by those under this classification will generally have to do with the removing of earth, small boulders, and rocks, including ditch digging, burrowing, filling, backfilling, scraping, cutting, piling, and pushing of earth. Work may be done in connection with the building of foundations, swimming pools, or landscapes, and as part of waterproofing operations. Tools and equipment that will be used in this trade are power shovels, trench diggers, bulldozers, dump trucks, motor graders, and carryalls. Additionally, specialty contractors who exclusively perform grading of land and landfilling, limited tree removal operations using mechanical equipment, or those that blast or remove mass rock of any type are also included.

Exclusions to this class code will include excavation work that is done in connection with street, road, dam, or lock construction, as well as any employee or operation that performs pile driving, shaft sinking, caisson or cofferdam work. Building raising or moving operations, tree removal to clear a right-of-way, and levee construction should also be separately classified. 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 6217

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2020 Rate: $5.84

2019 Rate: $6.58

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 6217 is 5.84 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 6217 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.