Sector: 56 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
The Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation
Services sector comprises establishments performing routine support
activities for the day-to-day operations of other organizations. These
essential activities are often undertaken in-house by establishments in
many sectors of the economy. The establishments in this sector
specialize in one or more of these support activities and provide these
services to clients in a variety of industries and, in some cases, to
households. Activities performed include: office administration, hiring
and placing of personnel, document preparation and similar clerical
services, solicitation, collection, security and surveillance services,
cleaning, and waste disposal services.
The administrative and management activities performed by
establishments in this sector are typically on a contract or fee basis.
These activities may also be performed by establishments that are part
of the company or enterprise. However, establishments involved in
administering, overseeing, and managing other establishments of the
company or enterprise, are classified in Sector 55, Management of
Companies and Enterprises. These establishments normally undertake the
strategic and organizational planning and decision making role of the
company or enterprise. Government establishments engaged in
administering, overseeing, and managing governmental programs are
classified in Sector 92, Public Administration.