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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
2710(1)
 
Phraseology:

SAWMILLS OR SHINGLE MILLS — all employees — including grading, sorting, pulling, piling, drying, loading, storage and shipping of sawmill products

Footnote:

This classification applies to the cutting, edging and trimming of logs to produce rough lumber. This classification also applies to the cutting and splitting of logs at a permanent shop or yard location.

The planing and moulding of lumber to produce finished lumber, flooring or unassembled millwork shall be separately classified as 2731, Planing or Moulding Mills.

Subsequent manufacturing operations shall be separately classified.

Forest engineering and timber cruising operations shall be separately classified as 8601(4), Forest Engineers.

The chipping of logs, limbs and slash at logging sites, and log chipping that is performed in connection with trees felled by the employer, not in connection with sawmill operations, shall be classified as 2710(2), Log Chipping.

The application of preservatives onto logs, lumber or other wood materials not in connection with sawmill operations shall be classified as 2710(3), Wood Treating or Preserving.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$7.12New/Renewal
7/1/2017$7.22New/Renewal
1/1/2017$7.83New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

SAWMILLS OR SHINGLE MILLS — all employees — including grading, sorting, pulling, piling, drying, loading, storage and shipping of sawmill products

Subsequent manufacturing operations shall be separately classified.

Forest engineering and timber cruising operations shall be separately classified as 8601(4), Forest Engineers.

1/1/2016
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