Class Code 8831

Hospital - Veterinary

Class code 8831 is used for employees that work within a veterinary hospital, including drivers. In order to qualify for this classification, employees should work for a practice that cares for animals, be in a position where exposure to animals is possible or likely, and not qualify as a clerical employee that should be rated under code 8810. This would include general practice veterinary hospitals, boarding kennels, pet grooming or training establishments, and mobile pet grooming services. In addition, animal control officers who do not carry a gun and employees of poultry sexing businesses are also included.

Exclusions to this class code that are similar in nature include employees who engage in “pet sitting” duties, caring for a customer’s pets in the customer’s home, pet shop or pet store employees, and anyone who trains horses or other animals for amusement purposes.

Florida Rates for Class Code 8831

2020 Rate: $1.82

2019 Rate: $1.91

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The 2020 rate for class code 8831 is 1.82 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration.

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*This description of class code 8831 is a summary of the official description from NCCI that should be used for determining the correct application of a classification code for a Florida business and the groups of employees in that business. This short summary is provided as a courtesy for assisting FloridaWC's clients and potential clients in educating them about the most commonly used class codes in Florida that could be applied to their business operations. For more information about a class code, please use the contact form links below to request the official class codes descriptions from one of our insurance agents.