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The Classification Search helps you locate classifications based on keywords that are part of, or commonly associated with, classification phraseologies. Enter a search term or classification code below to begin your search. Narrow your search by choosing an industry group or related classifications from the pulldown menu. See the Insurance Commissioner's rules regarding the Standard Classification System in Part 3, Standard Classification System, of the California Workers' Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995.

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Standard Classifications

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5186 AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER INSTALLATION — within buildings — including storage and yard employees — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $27.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $27.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $27.00 per hour shall be classified as 5185, Automatic Sprinkler Installation.
5185 AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER INSTALLATION — within buildings — including storage and yard employees — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $27.00 per hour
5432 CARPENTRY — including the installation of interior trim, builders finish, doors and cabinet work in connection therewith — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $32.00 per hour — N.O.C. Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $32.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $32.00 per hour shall be classified as 5403, Carpentry.
5403 CARPENTRY — including the installation of interior trim, builders finish, doors and cabinet work in connection therewith — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $32.00 per hour — N.O.C.
5205(2) CONCRETE OR CEMENT WORK — pouring or finishing of concrete floor slabs, poured in place and on the ground, and concrete slab-type foundations, for other than concrete buildings or structural steel buildings of multi-story construction — including the making or stripping of forms — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $25.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $25.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $25.00 per hour shall be classified as 5201(2), Concrete or Cement Work.
5201(2) CONCRETE OR CEMENT WORK — pouring or finishing of concrete floor slabs, poured in place and on the ground, and concrete slab-type foundations, for other than concrete buildings or structural steel buildings of multi-story construction — including the making or stripping of forms — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $25.00 per hour
5205(1) CONCRETE OR CEMENT WORK — pouring or finishing of concrete sidewalks, driveways, patios, curbs or gutters — including the making or stripping of forms — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $25.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $25.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $25.00 per hour shall be classified as 5201(1), Concrete or Cement Work.
5201(1) CONCRETE OR CEMENT WORK — pouring or finishing of concrete sidewalks, driveways, patios, curbs or gutters — including the making or stripping of forms — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $25.00 per hour
5140 ELECTRICAL WIRING — within buildings — including installation or repair of fixtures or appliances — shop and outside — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $32.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $32.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $32.00 per hour shall be classified as 5190, Electrical Wiring.
5190 ELECTRICAL WIRING — within buildings — including installation or repair of fixtures or appliances — shop and outside — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $32.00 per hour
6218(1) EXCAVATION — N.O.C. — including borrowing, filling or backfilling — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $31.00 per hour
6220(1) EXCAVATION — N.O.C. — including borrowing, filling or backfilling — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $31.00 per hour shall be classified as 6218(1), Excavation — N.O.C.
6316(2) GAS MAINS OR CONNECTIONS CONSTRUCTION — including tunneling at street crossings — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $31.00 per hour shall be classified as 6315(2), Gas Mains or Connections Construction.
5467 GLAZIERS — away from shop — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $31.00 per hour
5470 GLAZIERS — away from shop — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee's regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $31.00 per hour shall be classified as 5467, Glaziers.
6218(2) GRADING LAND — N.O.C. — including borrowing, filling or backfilling — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $31.00 per hour
6220(2) GRADING LAND — N.O.C. — including borrowing, filling or backfilling — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $31.00 per hour shall be classified as 6218(2), Grading Land.
5542(2) HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING DUCTWORK — installation or repair — including shop — including installation of furnaces or air conditioning equipment — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $27.00 per hour — N.O.C. Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee's regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $27.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $27.00 per hour shall be classified as 5538(2), Heating and Air Conditioning Ductwork.
5538(2) HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING DUCTWORK — installation or repair — including shop — including installation of furnaces or air conditioning equipment — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $27.00 per hour — N.O.C.
6220(3) LAND LEVELING — grading farm lands — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $31.00 per hour shall be classified as 6218(3), Land Leveling.
6218(3) LAND LEVELING — grading farm lands — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $31.00 per hour
5028 MASONRY — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $27.00 per hour — N.O.C. Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $27.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $27.00 per hour shall be classified as 5027, Masonry.
5027 MASONRY — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $27.00 per hour — N.O.C.
5482(1) PAINTING, DECORATING OR PAPER HANGING — including shop operations — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour — N.O.C. Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $26.00 per hour shall be classified as 5474(1), Painting, Decorating or Paper Hanging.
5474(1) PAINTING, DECORATING OR PAPER HANGING — including shop operations — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $26.00 per hour — N.O.C.
5482(3) PAINTING — water, oil or gasoline storage tanks — including shop operations — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $26.00 per hour shall be classified as 5474(3), Painting.
5474(3) PAINTING — water, oil or gasoline storage tanks — including shop operations — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $26.00 per hour
5485 PLASTERING OR STUCCO WORK — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $29.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $29.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $29.00 per hour shall be classified as 5484, Plastering or Stucco Work.
5484 PLASTERING OR STUCCO WORK — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $29.00 per hour
5187(1) PLUMBING — shop and outside — gas, steam, hot water or other pipe fittings installation, including house connections installation — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour — N.O.C. Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $26.00 per hour shall be classified as 5183(1), Plumbing.
5183(1) PLUMBING — shop and outside — gas, steam, hot water or other pipe fittings installation, including house connections installation — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $26.00 per hour — N.O.C.
5187(2) REFRIGERATION EQUIPMENT — not household units — installation, service and repair — shop and outside — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour — N.O.C. Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $26.00 per hour shall be classified as 5183(2), Refrigeration Equipment.
5183(2) REFRIGERATION EQUIPMENT — not household units — installation, service and repair — shop and outside — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $26.00 per hour — N.O.C.
5553 ROOFING — all kinds — including yard employees — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $25.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $25.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $25.00 per hour shall be classified as 5552, Roofing.
5552 ROOFING — all kinds — including yard employees — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $25.00 per hour
6308 SEWER CONSTRUCTION — all operations — including construction of laterals and tunneling at street crossings — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $31.00 per hour shall be classified as 6307, Sewer Construction.
6307 SEWER CONSTRUCTION — all operations — including construction of laterals and tunneling at street crossings — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $31.00 per hour
5542(1) SHEET METAL WORK — erection, installation or repair — including shop — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $27.00 per hour — N.O.C. Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $27.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $27.00 per hour shall be classified as 5538(1), Sheet Metal Work.
5633 STEEL FRAMING — light gauge — including the incidental installation of interior trim, builders finish, doors and cabinet work — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $32.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $32.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $32.00 per hour shall be classified as 5632, Steel Framing.
5632 STEEL FRAMING — light gauge — including the incidental installation of interior trim, builders finish, doors and cabinet work — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $32.00 per hour
5447 WALLBOARD APPLICATION — within buildings — installation or application of gypsum wallboard — including finishing and preparation prior to painting —employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $34.00 per hour — N.O.C. Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $34.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $34.00 per hour shall be classified as 5446, Wallboard Application.
5446 WALLBOARD APPLICATION — within buildings — installation or application of gypsum wallboard — including finishing and preparation prior to painting —employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $34.00 per hour — N.O.C.
6316(1) WATER MAINS OR CONNECTIONS CONSTRUCTION — including tunneling at street crossings — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $31.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $31.00 per hour shall be classified as 6315(1), Water Mains or Connections Construction.
6315(1) WATER MAINS OR CONNECTIONS CONSTRUCTION — including tunneling at street crossings — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $31.00 per hour
5482(2) WATERPROOFING — other than roofing or subaqueous work — performed as a separate operation not a part of or incidental to any other operation — including shop operations — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $26.00 per hour shall be classified as 5474(2), Waterproofing.
5474(2) WATERPROOFING — other than roofing or subaqueous work — performed as a separate operation not a part of or incidental to any other operation — including shop operations — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $26.00 per hour



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