Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 69L-6.029 - Employer Worksites

Current through Reg. 47, No. 249; December 28, 2021

(1) "Worksite" for purposes of this rule means a place in Florida where an employer conducts business operations.
(2) Upon service of a stop work order on an employer, the stop work order shall be effective upon all employer worksites in the state for which the employer is not in compliance.
(3) The worksites for which an employer is not in compliance shall be determined as follows:
(a) If the employer failed to meet the coverage requirements of Chapter 440, F.S., and the Florida Insurance Code, all worksites of the employer in the state are not in compliance and the stop work order shall be in effect for all the employer's worksites requiring the cessation of all business operations for such employer in the state.
(b) If an out-of-state employer that is required to provide workers' compensation coverage for employees engaged in work in Florida, pursuant to Rule 69L-6.019, F.A.C., failed to obtain or maintain a Florida policy or endorsement that utilizes Florida class codes, rates, rules, and manuals that are in compliance with and approved under the provisions of Chapter 440, F.S., and the Florida Insurance Code, all worksites of the employer in the state are not in compliance and the stop work order shall be in effect for all the employer's worksites requiring the cessation of all business operations for such employer in the state.
(c) If the employer failed to produce the required business records within ten business days after receipt of the written request of the department, all worksites of the employer in the state are not in compliance and the stop work order shall be in effect for all the employer's worksites requiring the cessation of all business operations for such employer in the state.
(d) If the employer has materially understated or concealed payroll, all worksites of the employer in the state are not in compliance and the stop work order shall be in effect for all the employer's worksites requiring the cessation of all business operations for such employer in the state.
(e) If the employer materially misrepresented or concealed employee duties so as to avoid proper classification for premium calculations, all worksites of the employer in the state are not in compliance and the stop work order shall be in effect for all the employer's worksites requiring the cessation of all business operations for such employer in the state.
(f) If the employer materially misrepresented or concealed information pertinent to the computation and application of an experience modification factor, all worksites of the employer in the state are not in compliance and the stop work order shall be in effect for the employer's worksites requiring the cessation of all business operations for such employer in the state.
(g) If the employer is a contractor that sublets any work at a particular worksite to a subcontractor and the contractor and subcontractor each failed to secure the payment of compensation for the subcontractor or the employees of the subcontractor engaged in work at the particular worksite, then a stop-work order issued to the contractor shall require the cessation of all business operations of the contractor at that particular worksite.
(4) A penalty assessed under subparagraph 440.107(7)(d) 1., F.S., that exceeds the statutory minimum penalty shall include the employer's payroll and any violations of Section 440.107, F.S., for all its worksites where the employer is not in compliance.

Notes

Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 69L-6.029

Rulemaking Authority 440.107(9), 440.591 FS. Law Implemented 440.107(7)(a), 440.107(7)(d) 1. FS.

New 1-11-06, Amended by Florida Register Volume 41, Number 022, February 3 effective 2-17-15.

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