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Do landscapers need workers compensation?

Do landscapers need workers compensation?

Not only is workers’ comp coverage legally required for almost all landscaping businesses with employees‚ but it also helps provide protection for the business by reducing its financial risk.

Why is my workers comp insurance so expensive?

Because workers’ comp insurance covers your employees’ lost salary in case they are unable to work, the total payouts are also more likely to be higher. This increases the overall cost of your company’s premiums.

What is a clerical telecommuter?

CLERICAL TELECOMMUTER EMPLOYEES – N.O.C. Footnote: This classification applies to Clerical Office Employees who work more than 50% of their time at their home or other office space away from any location of their employer. Assignment of this classification is subject to the Standard Exceptions rule.

What is workers comp code 8810?

Clerical Office Employees
Classification 8810, Clerical Office Employees, is applicable to workers who are engaged exclusively (100%) in clerical activities with no additional duties. In addition, clerical office employees must work in a separate area within which no work other than clerical office work is performed.

How can I lower my workers comp premium?

Here are 10 tips for lowering your workers’ comp premiums.

  1. Hire the Right People.
  2. Compare Policies.
  3. Make Safety a Priority.
  4. Take Care of Claims.
  5. Consider a Pay-as-You-Go Plan.
  6. Check Employee Class Codes.
  7. Look for Discounts.
  8. Develop a Wellness Program.

How do I reduce my workers comp claim?

To reduce the cost of claims, you need to: prevent injury and illness at work….Effective ways to reduce your premium

  1. intervene early and understand the warning signs.
  2. provide early support to employees with a workplace injury or illness.
  3. improve return to work outcomes through proactive rehabilitation programs.

What are the Workers Comp class codes for landscaping?

Brookhurst Insurance provides you with target workers’ compensation insurance coverage for landscaping class code 0042 and 9102 to help protect your lawn care and landscaping business. We work around the clock to review your current workers’ comp class codes so as to ensure we get your employee in the correct class codes and policy.

How are class codes used in workers comp?

Workers compensation class codes are used by insurance companies to identify specific categories of work and enable them to effectively estimate workers compensation rates for the appropriate risk associated with the work being performed. At NIP Group, we focus on National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) class codes.

What does class code 0042 stand for in landscaping?

Class code 0042. This class code applies to employees primarily engaged landscaping activities that include planning, clearing, laying sod, seeding, grading, and planting.

What kind of insurance do I need for a landscaping business?

As a landscaping contractor or lawn care business owner, you need to ensure that you use correct employee classification to avoid paying higher premiums or having a larger workers’ compensation audit balance or a credit. The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) uses two classification codes for the landscaping industry:

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