Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 2797

Manufactured, Modular, or Prefab Home Manufacturing – Shop Work

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Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 2797 is used for employees that do shop work in a facility that builds manufactured, modular, or prefabricated homes. Products included in this classification must be non-motorized, and may be used for homes as well as commercial type buildings. In addition, pickup truck camper shells and semi truck sleepers are also included. Structures may be made with wood or metal framing studs and work is done at a factory site. Class code 2797 is an all inclusive code that includes a variety of employees, including drivers that deliver the products to the customer’s site.

Exclusions from this classification that are similar in nature would include outside trucking companies that perform delivers on a contract basis, employees that participate in the setup, hookup, installation, or finish work at a job site, and operations that manufacture masonry or concrete modular buildings.

Florida Rates for Class Code 2797

2014 Rate: $8.70
2013 Rate: $8.31

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 2797, this rate change resulted in a 4.7% increase from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 8.70 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. Even with the increase in rates this year, the 2014 rate is still 30.5% below the 2003 rate of 11.95 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

  • 2799 for manufactured, modular, or prefabricated home setup, hookup, or installation

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