Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 9516

Radio, TV, Video & Audio Equip Install/Service

Author Information

Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 9516 is used for employees that work for an electronic equipment shop, doing work related to installation, service, or repair. Work may be completed in homes, automobile, or boats and includes (but is not limited to) such things as televisions, DVD players and recorders, speakers, digital video recorders, alarm systems, radios, marine radar systems, depth finders, intercom systems, and home sound systems. In addition, installers qualifying for this class code may also erect and mount satellite dishes (less than 36 inches) on homes or other structures. Also included within the scope of class code 9516 are employees who perform repair or service work on mobile communication devices, such as telephones, beepers, and pagers.

Exclusions to this classification would be those who engage in electrical wiring, tower erection, installation, service, or repair of appliances, visual or sound equipment installation for stadiums or theaters, repair of office machine equipment, erection of large (greater than 36 inches) satellite dishes, or any retail employee that sells related equipment but does not work in the installation or repair of it.

Florida Rates for Class Code 9516

2014 Rate: $3.71
2013 Rate: $4.34

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 9516, this rate change resulted in a 17% decrease from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 3.71 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. With the decrease in rates this year, the 2014 rate is 0% below the 2003 rate of 4.34 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

  • 3724 for installation of large satellite dishes
  • 9154 for installation of theater equipment
  • 9519 for installation, service, and repair of appliances
  • 7600 for telecommunications company contract

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