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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
5186
 
Phraseology:

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.

Footnote:

This classification applies to the installation, service and repair of automatic fire suppression sprinkler systems that disperse water or fire suppressant powder, gas or liquid chemicals within commercial and residential buildings.

The inspection and certification of automatic sprinkler systems on a job basis shall be classified as 8720(1), Inspection for Insurance, Safety or Valuation Purposes, provided the employer performs no service or repair work at the same job or location. If the employer performs sprinkler system inspection and certification and also performs service or repair work at the same job or location, all operations shall be assigned to Classifications 5185/5186.

The sale and service of portable fire extinguishers shall be classified as 8018, Stores — wholesale.

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Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$2.48New/Renewal
7/1/2017$2.31New/Renewal
1/1/2017$2.50New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:

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.

1/1/2016
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