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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
4492
 
Phraseology:
SIGN MFG. — metal, plastic or wood — N.O.C.
Footnote:
This classification applies to the manufacture of metal, plastic and wood signs, including but not limited to cabinet signs, channel letter signs, two-dimensional signs and three-dimensional signs involving the fabrication and assembly of sign parts. This classification includes the painting and application of pressure sensitive vinyl letters and graphics onto signs manufactured by the employer.

Employees engaged exclusively in the design and production of vinyl letters and graphics using office type computers and plotters/printers shall be classified as 8810, Clerical Office Employees, provided such operations are separated from sign manufacturing activities.

Employers engaged exclusively in the production of signs, banners and related products by application of painted, screen printed and pressure sensitive vinyl letters and graphics onto substrates, including but not limited to plastic, canvas, wood, foam, acrylic and magnetic materials shall be classified as 9507(2), Sign Mfg. — quick sign shops. Such operations may involve trimming substrates to size.

Neon tube fabrication and charging shall be classified as 4111(2), Incandescent Lamp and Fluorescent Tube Mfg.

Sign erection, installation or repair away from the shop shall be separately classified.

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Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$6.23New/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:
SIGN MFG. — metal, plastic or wood — N.O.C.

Footnote:
This classification applies to the manufacture of metal, plastic and wood signs, including but not limited to cabinet signs, channel letter signs, two-dimensional signs and three-dimensional signs involving the fabrication and assembly of sign parts. This classification includes the painting and application of pressure sensitive vinyl letters and graphics onto signs manufactured by the employer.

Employees engaged exclusively in the design and production of vinyl letters and graphics using office type computers and plotters/printers shall be classified as 8810(1), Clerical Office Employees, provided such operations are separated from sign manufacturing activities.

Employers engaged exclusively in the production of signs, banners and related products by application of painted, screen printed and pressure sensitive vinyl letters and graphics onto substrates, including but not limited to plastic, canvas, wood, foam, acrylic and magnetic materials shall be classified as 9507(2), Sign Mfg. — quick sign shops. Such operations may involve trimming substrates to size.

Neon tube fabrication and charging shall be classified as 4111(2), Incandescent Lamp and Fluorescent Tube Mfg.

Sign erection, installation or repair away from the shop shall be separately classified.

1/1/2017
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