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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
6218(1)
 
Phraseology:

EXCAVATION — N.O.C. — including borrowing, filling or backfilling — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $31.00 per hour

Footnote:

This classification applies to the excavation of land to prepare sites for the construction of buildings and structures, including but not limited to residential and commercial buildings, bridges, aerial line towers, driveways, parking lots and swimming pools. This classification includes incidental grading operations. This classification also applies to excavation for removal of contaminated soil.

Excavation in connection with street or road construction shall be classified as 5507, Street or Road Construction — grading.

Mass rock excavation, pile driving, shaft sinking, caisson or cofferdam work shall be separately classified.

Trenching operations conducted in connection with the construction of canals, irrigation systems, cross-country water pipelines, oil or gas pipelines or sewers shall be assigned to the applicable construction classification.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$6.87New/Renewal
7/1/2017$6.98New/Renewal
1/1/2017$7.57New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
EXCAVATION — N.O.C. — including borrowing, filling or backfilling — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $30.00 per hour

Footnote:
This classification applies to the excavation of land to prepare sites for the construction of buildings and structures, including but not limited to residential and commercial buildings, bridges, aerial line towers, driveways, parking lots and swimming pools. This classification includes incidental grading operations. This classification also applies to excavation for removal of contaminated soil.

Excavation in connection with street or road construction shall be classified as 5507, Street or Road Construction — grading.

Mass rock excavation, pile driving, shaft sinking, caisson or cofferdam work shall be separately classified.

Trenching operations conducted in connection with the construction of canals, irrigation systems, cross-country water pipelines, oil or gas pipelines or sewers shall be assigned to the applicable construction classification.

1/1/2017
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