Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 2016

Breakfast Food Manufacturing

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Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 2016 is to be used for employees who work in manufacturing facilities of breakfast foods. To be included in this classification, foods produced must be made from grains such as oats, barley, rice, wheat, corn, etc. This would include ready to eat cereals, hot cereals, breakfast bars, energy bars, granola bars, power bars, diet bars, low carbohydrate bars, or other similar products. Bars with soy-based main ingredients can be included as well. Methods used to produce the final products such as cooking, roasting, or toasting milled grains is included, as well as a variety of packaging jobs.

Those working in a facility that produces chocolate bars or candy bars are excluded from this class code, as well as those whose primary industry is milling grain or feed. Other products excluded from this class code would be potato and snack chips, popcorn, baked goods, and food sundries.

Florida Rates for Class Code 2016

2014 Rate: $3.55
2013 Rate: $3.62

Each workers' compensation class code in Florida has a unique rate assigned to it based on the likelihood of workplace injuries for the group of employees throughout the state that are assigned to that class code. Click this link for more information about the ratemaking process. The rates used in Florida workers comp insurance were increased in 2014 by an average of 6.1% by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.

For class code 2016, this rate change resulted in a 2% decrease from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 3.55 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. With the decrease in rates this year, the 2014 rate is 24.7% below the 2003 rate of 4.81 dollars.

Despite the manual rates being set by the Florida government for workers comp class codes, there are still ways that employers can lower their overall workers compensation costs and total premium. Our insurance agents would like the opportunity to discuss these premium discounts and other cost savings measures with your business. Contact us today to receive competitive quotes for your business.

Other Related Class Codes

  • 2041 for confection, candy bar, or chocolate manufacturing
  • 2014 for grain or feed milling
  • 2002 for baked goods manufacturing
  • 2003 for baked goods manufacturing
  • 6504 for food sundries manufacturing
  • 6503 for potato chip, popcorn, and snack chip manufacturing

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