Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 2802

Carpentry – Shop Only

Author Information

Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 2802 is used for employees that work for a carpentry shop. Operations in this classification will manufacture and/or assemble wood products requiring little finish work such as doors, ladders, picket fences, portable buildings, spectator bleachers, laminated columns and building beams, roof trusses, stairs, sash, rails, banisters, stair treads, tanks, silos, windmills, window screens, and wheelbarrows. Class code 2802 includes all basic workers and drivers within the field. Exclusions that should be otherwise classified are those that install or erect products, workers that perform carpentry work on a construction site, lumber or building material dealers, and anyone who works with any fuels.

Florida Rates for Class Code 2802

2014 Rate: $8.56
2013 Rate: $8.18

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 2802, this rate change resulted in a 4.6% increase from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 8.56 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. Even with the increase in rates this year, the 2014 rate is still 57.1% below the 2003 rate of 19.06 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

  • 8232 for lumberyard – new materials
  • 2731 for planing or molding mill
  • 5645 for carpentry – construction of residential dwellings

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