NAICS Code 562211

NAICS 562211

NAICS Code 562211 – Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal

Definition of NAICS Code 562211: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the following:

  1. Operating treatment and/or disposal facilities for hazardous waste or
  2. The combined activity of collecting and/or hauling of hazardous waste materials within a local area and operating treatment or disposal facilities for hazardous waste.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 562211

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Operating landfills for the disposal of nonhazardous solid waste–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 562212, Solid Waste Landfill;
  • Operating combustors and incinerators for the disposal of nonhazardous solid waste–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 562213, Solid Waste Combustors and Incinerators;
  • Collecting, treating, and disposing waste through sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities–are classified in Industry NAICS 221320, Sewage Treatment Facilities; and
  • Operating nonhazardous waste treatment and disposal facilities (except landfills, combustors, incinerators, and sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities)–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 562219, Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 562211

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Acid waste disposal facilities
  • Acid waste treatment facilities
  • Combustors, hazardous waste
  • Hazardous waste disposal facilities
  • Hazardous waste disposal facilities combined with collection and/or local hauling of hazardous waste
  • Hazardous waste material disposal facilities
  • Hazardous waste material treatment facilities
  • Hazardous waste treatment facilities
  • Hazardous waste treatment facilities combined with collection and/or local hauling of hazardous waste
  • Incinerators, hazardous waste, operating
  • Radioactive waste collecting and/or local hauling in combination with disposal and/or treatment facilities
  • Radioactive waste disposal facilities
  • Radioactive waste treatment facilities
  • Waste disposal facilities, hazardous
  • Waste treatment facilities, hazardous
  • Waste treatment plants, hazardous

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 562211

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 5473NAICS 562211
  • CA WC: 5473
  • DE WC: 643
  • PA WC: 651
  • MI WC: 1438
  • NJ WC: 5473
  • NY WC: 5473
  • WY WC: 562211
  • GL: 95630
  • SIC: 4953

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 562211 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • Subsector 562: Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • Industry Group 5622: Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • Industry 56221: Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562211: Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562212: Solid Waste Landfill
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562213: Solid Waste Combustors and Incinerators
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562219: Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
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