This classification applies to specialty contractors engaged in pruning, trimming or repairing large, mature trees, where any portion of the operations requires elevation using ladders, lifts or by climbing, and includes clean-up, chipping and removal of debris. This classification includes stump grinding or removal operations, and tree spraying or fumigating that is performed in connection with tree pruning, repairing or trimming. This classification also applies to the removal of trees that retain no timber value.
Commercial timber harvesting operations shall be classified as 2702(1), Logging.
Land clearing operations, including the removal of trees in connection therewith, shall be classified as 2702(2), Land Clearing.
Stump grinding or removal operations performed for other concerns on a fee basis not in connection with tree pruning, repairing or trimming at a particular job or location shall be classified as 3724(1), Millwright Work.
Tree pruning or trimming activities that are performed at a particular job or location exclusively from the ground using pole cutters or hand tools shall be classified as 0042, Landscape Gardening.
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TREE PRUNING, REPAIRING OR TRIMMING — N.O.C. — hand or mechanical power — including yard employees
This classification includes spraying or fumigating in connection with tree pruning, repairing or trimming.
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