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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
7605
 
Phraseology:

SECURITY ALARM, FIRE ALARM OR LIFE SAFETY SYSTEMS INSTALLATION, SERVICE OR REPAIR — including shop and yard employees

Footnote:

This classification applies to the installation, service or repair of security or fire alarm systems at residential, commercial or public locations for other concerns. Such operations include but are not limited to the installation, service or repair of security cameras and monitors, video surveillance systems (CCTV), motion sensors, smoke detectors, heat sensors, central control units, transformers, alarms and emergency lighting. This classification also applies to the installation, service or repair of life safety systems, including but not limited to mass notification or public address systems, emergency call towers, call boxes or panic buttons used within buildings or at public venues, including but not limited to stadiums, school campuses, parking lots and healthcare facilities. This classification also applies to the installation, service or repair of nurse call or patient intercom systems at residential, commercial or public locations, including but not limited to residential care and healthcare facilities. This classification includes the installation of low voltage cabling that is performed in connection with system installation, service or repair operations by the same employer.

This classification also applies to the installation, service or repair of access control systems that are integrated with security alarm, fire alarm or life safety systems.

The installation, service or repair of access control systems that are not integrated with security alarm, fire alarm or life safety systems shall be classified as 5130(2), Building Automation or Energy Management Control Systems Installation, Service or Repair.

The installation, service or repair of televisions, stereo systems, home theater systems or similar electronic entertainment devices, including the installation of home security equipment in connection therewith, shall be classified as 9516, Television, Video, Audio or Radio Equipment Installation, Service or Repair.

Employees responding to alarms shall be separately classified as 7721(1), Detective or Private Investigative Agencies.

The installation of low voltage cabling within buildings that is not performed in connection with the installation, service or repair of alarm or life safety systems by the same employer shall be classified as 5195, Communications Cabling.

The installation, service, repair or testing of fire suppression systems shall be classified as 5185/5186, Automatic Sprinkler Installation.

The testing of fire detection or alarm systems that is performed for certification or insurance purposes and is not performed in connection with installation, service or repair operations shall be separately classified as 8720(1), Inspection for Insurance, Safety or Valuation Purposes.

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Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$3.56New/Renewal
7/1/2017$3.27New/Renewal
1/1/2017$3.55New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
BURGLAR ALARM AND SECURITY ALARM SYSTEMS INSTALLATION, SERVICE OR REPAIR — within buildings — including storage and yard employees

Footnote:
This classification applies to the installation, service or repair of security systems in residential and commercial buildings for other concerns. Such operations may include the installation, service or repair of security cameras and monitors.

Employees responding to alarms shall be separately classified as 7721(1), Detective or Private Investigative Agencies.

1/1/2017
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