Skip to Content

Classification Search

Print page
Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
4279(2)
 
Phraseology:
BAG MFG. — paper
Footnote:

This classification applies to the manufacture of paper bags, including but not limited to bags made of craft, waxed, oiled, glassine or similar paper materials. This classification also applies to incidental printing in connection with bag manufacturing operations.

Paper bag manufacturing operations performed in connection with other operations of the employer are a General Inclusion. See Part 3, Section III, Rule 5, General Inclusions.

The manufacture of paper or cardboard stock shall be classified as 4239(1), Paper or Cardboard Stock Mfg.

The conversion or processing of paper stock to manufacture finished goods, including but not limited to notebook paper, paper towels, napkins, cups, plates, diapers, medical gowns, paper tubes, air filter elements and coffee filters shall be classified as 4279(1), Paper Goods Mfg.

The manufacture of plastic bags shall be classified as 4286, Bag Mfg. — plastic.

Approved Pure Premium Rate:
To learn how approved pure premium rates are different than insurer rates, click here.
Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$6.83New/Renewal
7/1/2017$6.76New/Renewal
1/1/2017$7.33New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
BAG MFG. — paper

1/1/2017
New Search

The Classification Search was developed by the WCIRB for your convenience to help you identify Standard Classifications based on keywords or a classification code. However, you cannot rely solely on the Classification Search and must make an independent assessment when determining the appropriate classification(s) assignable to a risk in accordance with the USRP.