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Class Code 2790

Pattern Making NOC

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Martin Summers

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Class code 2790 is used for employees that manufacture wood or metal patterns. Wood patterns may involve cutting and machining wood with handsaws, jointers, lathes or other machines. There is considerable hand finishing as parts are assembled, glued, sanded and varnished. Metal patterns may involve the creation of a wood model used to make a mold from which the metal pattern is cast. After casting, patterns are cleaned on emery wheels, machined with precision tools and finished to specifications. This code includes hand or machine wood carvings such as furniture parts. It also includes risks engaged with fabricating high grade model ships, railroads, and aircraft. The restrictive phrase “high grade” refers to work of an intricate nature.

Class code 2790 also includes the building of architectural scale models for real estate scale presentations as well as the manufacturing of sand core strainers, shoe forms or lasts (a block or form shaped like a human foot), wood airplane propellers, and photographic model displays. In addition, this code applies to risks engaged in pattern making not otherwise classified. This code is restricted to those risks involved in pattern making as a separate and distinct business. It does not apply to risks engaged in pattern manufacturing when the pattern is used by the risk to manufacture a product.

Florida Rates for Class Code 2790

2014 Rate: $2.64
2013 Rate: $2.84

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 2790, this rate change resulted in a 7.6% decrease from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 2.64 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. With the decrease in rates this year, the 2014 rate is 55.3% below the 2003 rate of 6.36 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

  • 4282 for dress pattern manufacturing
  • 4352 for engraving
  • 2883 for wood furniture manufacturing
  • 2731 for planing or molding mill
  • 2841 for woodenware manufacturing

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