Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 8393

Automobile Bumper Repair

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Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 8393 is used for employees that work for an automobile body repair business. Operations within this classification generally perform fiberglass, metal, or plastic body repair work as well as any incidental painting and upholstering that is required. Job duties will vary by location and employee, but may include things like estimating damage and repair costs, removing panels or parts, realigning bent frames, repairing small dents, hand forming replacement parts, welding parts to the bodies, replacement of broken glass, sanding, painting, and reupholstering. Tools and machinery that are commonly used in this trade are acetylene torches, hydraulic equipment, welding apparatus, dent removal tools, and miscellaneous hand tools. In addition, operations that perform van conversion work are also included, as would their employees.

Exclusions to class code 8393 would include service stations, those who sell automobile parts or accessories, and tow truck drivers.

Florida Rates for Class Code 8393

2014 Rate: $2.64
2013 Rate: $2.63

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 8393, this rate change resulted in a 0.4% increase from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 2.64 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. Even with the increase in rates this year, the 2014 rate is still 58.6% 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

  • 7380 for tow truck operators
  • 8380 for auto service repair center
  • 3632 for automobile machine shops
  • 3821 for automobile dismantling or salvage parts

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