NY Workers Comp Rate for Code 6229 Irrigation or Drainage System Const. up 34.4% in two years.
Description: New York State Insurance Fund’s rate for Code 6229 in 2011 is $9.70 but Enforce Coverage Group has rate options that vary from $7.46 to $9.22.
This Code applies to irrigation or drainage system construction and all types of irrigation construction operations. This Code covers the digging of main irrigation canals, all laterals extending to the areas to be irrigated and includes the installation of irrigation equipment such as piping. This includes open canal or below ground systems, fixed or movable systems and wheel or impulse systems. Code 6229 also applies to specialty contractors engaged in the installation of septic tanks including the digging of the ditches.
This Code is separated from lawn sprinkler system installation (refer to code 5183) because code 6229 involves the use of trenching equipment to dig trenches which are usually more than two feet deep compared to 12 to 18 inches for sprinkler systems.
Materials Used: trenching equipment, pipes, septic tanks.
Pricing: Solid companies with a good loss history can obtain better than average pricing on NYS Workers compensation rates.