Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 2883

Wood Furniture Manufacturing NOC

Author Information

Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 2883 is used for employees that create finished products from rough or surfaced lumber, plywood, or fiberboard in a furniture or cabinet manufacturing shop, not otherwise classified. Machinery used to created these products includes but is not limited to saws, planers, lathes, jointers, molders, routers, shapers, sanders, and buffers, as well as equipment to apply stains, varnishes, lacquers, or paints. Code 2883 includes assembling and finishing products with power machinery as well as applying stain or lacquer. This Code also includes the manufacturing of wood signs with power machinery, billiard tables, cabinets for audio or visual devices, and the installation of components for devices, piano cases, and cigar boxes. Also included in this classification is the manufacture of furniture and frame parts assembled into pieces such as chairs, buffets, dressers, chests, beds and other furniture. The manufacture of trunks covered by this code includes several processes, including the machine cutting of plywood as well as the processing of cloth, imitation leather and light sheet metal. Hinges and locks, which are usually purchased from outside sources, are then riveted and nailed into place. If they are made by the insured, this work is subject to a division of payroll.

Class code 2883 also includes the manufacturing of airplane subassemblies made of wood, cedar chests, the making of wood toilet products such as tanks, seats, or cabinets, the manufacture of wooden lamps and wooden bases such as those used for award plaques and trophies, the manufacture of speaker enclosures or boxes, as well as the assembly of speaker units (such as woofers and/or tweets) inside the enclosure.

Exclusions from this classification that are similar in nature include barrel stock manufacturing, brush or broom assembly, furniture and cabinet shops that assemble by hand, match and pencil manufacturing operations, musical instrument manufacturing, and anyone working within a planing or molding mill.

Florida Rates for Class Code 2883

2014 Rate: $5.75
2013 Rate: $7.09

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 2883, this rate change resulted in a 23.3% decrease from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 5.75 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. With the decrease in rates this year, the 2014 rate is 56.3% below the 2003 rate of 16.21 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

  • 2735 for barrel stock manufacturing
  • 2835 for brush or broom assembly
  • 2881 for furniture manufacturing and cabinet shop – assembly by hand – wood
  • 4703 for match manufacturing
  • 2923 for wood musical instrument manufacturing
  • 2942 for pencil manufacturing
  • 2731 for planing or molding mill

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