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Class Code 9586

Barber Shop

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Martin Summers

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Class code 9586 is used for employees that work for a barber shop, beauty parlor, or other hair styling salon. These locations will generally provide personal grooming services involving the hair, scalp, hands, and face to women and/or men. Examples of services commonly performed include hair shampooing, cutting, styling, dyeing, straightening, shaping, drying, setting, and permanent waving; facial shaving, massage, mustache/beard trimming, and eyebrow tweezing; as well as fingernail care, cosmetology related work, and indoor tanning. Additionally, employees of tattooing and body piercing businesses (not retail stores) are also included within the scope of class code 9586. These establishments may engage in work involving dyes and needles to puncture, decorate, or affix permanent eyebrows and eyeliners to a customer.

Exclusions that should be separately classified would be retail stores that offer incidental piercing services, health spas or tanning salons operating independently of any hair styling salon, and those operations that are primarily exercise institutes yet offer related services on the side.

Florida Rates for Class Code 9586

2014 Rate: $0.97
2013 Rate: $1.29

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 9586, this rate change resulted in a 33% decrease from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 0.97 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. With the decrease in rates this year, the 2014 rate is 54.1% below the 2003 rate of 2.81 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

  • 9063 for health spas, massage, or steam room businesses
  • 8013 for jewelry stores

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