AmTrust has its Eye on Optometrists

Topics: Workers' Compensation

Our extensive workers’ compensation appetite includes more than 350 eligible classes of business. Let’s take a closer “look” at one of those eligible businesses – optometrists.

Optometrists fall under code 8832 – the same as “physician.” Submission requirements for this class code include:

• Must have at least one full-time employee (owners included), or part-time equivalent.
• Accounts should have no more than 75 employees at any one location per shift.
• New ventures are accepted.
• Off-premises exposures are accepted; however, we prefer private-practice and similar risks – excluding hospitals.

While optometrists certainly face fewer injury risks than occupations like construction workers or restaurants, they are not without their share of job hazards.

Workplace injury risks for optometrists include:

• Slips and falls in the workplace.
• Fatigue from working long shifts.
• Strains and sprains from repetitive tasks.
• Chemical exposure risks.
• Biological hazards.

See for yourself how having AmTrust coverage has benefited Dr. Nicholas Nissirios, creator of Metro Eye MD in Astoria, NY.


Choose AmTrust for Workers’ Compensation Coverage

Protect your optometrist clients with workers’ compensation coverage from AmTrust. For more information, please contact us today.


This material is for informational purposes only and is not legal or business advice. Neither AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates represents or warrants that the information contained herein is appropriate or suitable for any specific business or legal purpose. Readers seeking resolution of specific questions should consult their business and/or legal advisors. Coverages may vary by location. Contact your local RSM for more information.
 
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