Class Code: 4902

Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:

Code 4902 is assigned to the manufacture of various types of sporting goods that are not otherwise classified. The manufacture of the following goods is specifically contemplated by Code 4902: baseballs; golf clubs (other than wood); body protection equipment such as baseball masks; ear pads; helmets (including those used by cyclists); archery equipment; golf balls; tennis balls; tennis rackets; snowshoes; skis (other than wood); life jackets; clay targets used in skeet shooting; fish landing nets and fishing lines.

The manufacture of gymnasium appliances or equipment is additionally contemplated by Code 4902 provided no other classification more accurately describes their manufacturing process. For example, the manufacture or assembly of devices such as motorized treadmills or weightlifting apparatus that is fabricated from metal bars, chains and pulleys should be classified to the appropriate machinery manufacturing class based on the process used to manufacture these types of devices.

Code 4902 is also assigned to the manufacture or assembly of kites, table tennis sets and model airplane or glider and boat kits. These kits are of a toy-like quality with easy assembly. Refer to Code 2790 for insureds that manufacture high-grade model kits.

The manufacture of the following sporting equipment is assigned to the classifications indicated:

2688 Football, Soccer, Volleyball or Basketball Mfg. (bladder manufacturing to be separately rated)
2670 Glove Mfg.—including baseball, boxing, handball and punching bag gloves
2841 Wooden Baseball Bat Mfg., Wooden Golf Club Mfg., Wooden Ski Mfg.

State Addendum
Massachusetts The manufacture of the following goods is contemplated by Code 4902: baseballs; golf clubs (other than wood); body protection equipment such as baseball masks; ear pads; helmets (including those used by cyclists); archery equipment; golf balls; tennis rackets; snowshoes. Not all products used by sportsmen qualify for assignment to Code 4902 For example, the manufacturing of life jackets is assigned to Code 2501, tennis balls to Code 4410, etc. Refer to Code 2841 for risks engaged in the fabrication of wood model airplane, glider or boat kits. Similar kits made of plastic are assigned to the appropriate plastics manufacturing class, Code 4452 or Code 4484. Refer to Code 4279 for the manufacture of paper kites and Code 2501 for kites manufactured out of plastics, all types of fabrics, textiles and synthetics. Refer to Code 2841 for the manufacture of table tennis paddles, and Code 2883 for the manufacture of table tennis tables. Code 4902 is also assigned to insureds engaged in taxidermist operations (Code 9600 is N/A MA). Refer to Code 2501 for insureds engaged in the manufacture of all types of sporting use gloves, baseball, boxing, handball and punching bag gloves (Code 2670 is N/A MA).

Rate per $100. of Renumeration: $ 1.68

Construction Exemption Required: No