NY Workers’ Comp Class Code 0106: Tree Pruning -Rate Increases .5%

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NY Workers’ Comp Class Code 0106: Tree Pruning -Rate Increases .5%

NY Workers' Comp Class Code 0106NY Workers’ Comp Class Code 0106: Tree Pruning – Who Does It Apply To?

NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106: Tree Pruning applies to specialty contractors that use hand tools or mechanical equipment to prune, spray, repair, trim, or fumigate trees. These operations may be performed from the ground or in the air, sometimes with the use of ladders and/or aerial buckets. NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106 is also applied to the removal, chipping, cleanup, or haul away of tree limbs and debris. Risks who exclusively remove immediate tree hazards due to natural catastrophies are covered under NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106. This includes both the removal dead trees and the removal of trees or branches that are leaning on trees, power lines, or other structures.

NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106 is applied to insureds engaged exclusively in the harvesting of Christmas trees. The planting, cultivating, and harvesting of Christmas trees is instead classified under code 0005. NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106 does not apply to insureds who are exclusively engaged in tree removal operations. Instead, these insureds are classified under code 2702. The grinding or removal of stumps are classified under NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106 as long as these operations are not performed in connection with logging or lumbering, excavation, or street or road construction operations.

NY Workers’ Comp Class Code 0106: Tree Pruning -Rate Increases .5%

The rate for NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106 increased .5% in 2013. While it was 13.34 in 2012, the rate for NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106 increased to 13.40 effective October 1, 2013. This increase means employers whose operations apply to NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106 will see slightly more expensive pricing for their Workers’ Compensation policies in the 2013-2014 policy term. More information regarding the rate changes can be found here.

Call Enforce Coverage Group today at (212) 947-4298 to obtain a price quote for NY Workers’ Comp class code 0106. To view hundreds of class codes and rates, click here.

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