Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 4036

Plaster Board or Plaster Block Manufacturing

Author Information

Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 4036 is used for employees that work for a facility that manufactures plasterboard or plaster block, including drivers. Workers under this classification may do a variety of work relating to plaster or staff, such as receiving materials (like sand, hair, staff, plaster, wood fiber, or powdered lime) from others, mixing materials together as required, bagging of mixtures for shipping, adding water to mixtures to form paste, spreading paste on heavy paper, rolling to create a flat board, drying operations, cutting and packaging, as well as procedures related to pouring and molding.

Additionally, the manufactures of mortar and stucco coatings are also included in this classification, as well as products like cultured marble vanity tops, shower pans, and bathtubs. Exclusions to class code 4036 would include operations that mix and bag concrete and any type of quarry, as well as those that manufacture plaster.

Florida Rates for Class Code 4036

2014 Rate: $3.40
2013 Rate: $4.23

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 4036, this rate change resulted in a 24.4% decrease from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 3.40 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. With the decrease in rates this year, the 2014 rate is 57.5% below the 2003 rate of 9.95 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

  • 1701 for plaster manufacturing
  • 8232 for mixing and bagging concrete
  • 1624 for quarry operations, NOC

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