Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 9402

Street Cleaning

Author Information

Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 9402 is used for employees that work for a street cleaning operation, including drivers. Work within this classification may be performed manually or using mechanical methods such as sweepers or water sprinkling trucks. In addition, class code 9402 also includes the spray cleaning of interior tunnel walls, the clearing of snow from public or private parking lots, streets, or roads, beach and shoreline cleaning (both routine and from oil spills), power sweeping of parking lots, outdoor spraying for mosquito or insect control (not related to farms or irrigation systems), municipal employees who clean mainline sewers, storm sewers, and street mains, inspection and sealing operations for sewers, specialists that clean septic tanks or cesspools using vacuum pump trucks, those who rent, deliver, install, and service portable toilets, and businesses that operate tank trucks equipped with pumps that are used to pick up oil and water at sites other than oil well sites.

Operations that are not covered under the scope of class code 9402 include oil spill cleanup performed from a vessel in navigable waters and maritime coverage is afforded, spraying for insects on farms or within irrigation systems, insecticides applied from the air, and trucks that operate exclusively on oil well sites.

Florida Rates for Class Code 9402

2014 Rate: $9.95
2013 Rate: $10.27

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 9402, this rate change resulted in a 3.2% decrease from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 9.95 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. With the decrease in rates this year, the 2014 rate is 33.5% below the 2003 rate of 15.45 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

  • 0050 for insecticide spraying on farms
  • 0251 for insecticide spraying conducted by an irrigation works operation
  • 7420 for aerial application of insecticides
  • 6216 for waste pickup at oil well sites

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