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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
5140
 
Phraseology:

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.

Footnote:

This classification also applies to the installation of lighting fixtures onto exterior building surfaces and the maintenance of interior and exterior lighting.

The installation of electrical machinery or auxiliary apparatus shall be separately classified.

The installation of aerial electric power lines shall be classified as 7538, Electric Power Line Construction.

The installation of electrical wiring underground, including trenching and the placement of conduit, shall be classified as 6325, Conduit Construction.

The installation of exterior pole mounted lighting, including but not limited to street lights and traffic signals, shall be classified as 6325, Conduit Construction.

The installation of low voltage communications cabling within buildings for voice or data transmission shall be classified as 5195, Communications Cabling.

Industry Group/Related Classifications:
Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$2.37New/Renewal
7/1/2017$2.55New/Renewal
1/1/2017$2.77New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
ELECTRICAL WIRING — within buildings — including installation or repair of fixtures or appliances — shop and outside — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $30.00 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 $30.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $30.00 per hour shall be classified as 5190, Electrical Wiring.

Footnote:
This classification also applies to the installation of lighting fixtures onto exterior building surfaces and the maintenance of interior and exterior lighting.

The installation of electrical machinery or auxiliary apparatus shall be separately classified.

The installation of aerial electric power lines shall be classified as 7538, Electric Power Line Construction.

The installation of electrical wiring underground, including trenching and the placement of conduit, shall be classified as 6325, Conduit Construction.

The installation of exterior pole mounted lighting, including but not limited to street lights and traffic signals, shall be classified as 6325, Conduit Construction.

The installation of low voltage communications cabling within buildings for voice or data transmission shall be classified as 5195, Communications Cabling.

1/1/2017
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