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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2021
 
Classification Code:
3681(1)
 
Phraseology:
INSTRUMENT MFG. — electronic — professional or scientific — N.O.C.
Footnote:

This classification applies to the manufacture or shop repair of electronic instruments that are not specifically described by another classification, including but not limited to electronic altimeters, air speed indicators and telemetry instruments, electronic centrifuges, cell sequencers, bio-sensor equipment, mass spectrometers, electronic scales, programmable electronic control systems, electronic point of sale (POS) systems, calculators, electron and laser microscopes, electron accelerators and fraction collectors, electronic toxic gas or vapor detection systems, radiation monitoring equipment, ohm meters, frequency synthesizers and printed circuit board test equipment. This classification also applies to the manufacture of electronic or electronically controlled manufacturing equipment for the semiconductor industry, including but not limited to vapor ovens, wafer inspection stations, wafer probe systems, wet processing equipment, photo mask inspection equipment, diffusion etching machines, wafer cleaning equipment, wafer dicing saws and plasma etching machines.

This classification also applies to the manufacture or fee-based shop repair of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (aerial drones) with an aircraft system and payload total combined weight of less than 55 pounds.

The operating crew of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (aerial drones) with a total combined weight of less than 55 pounds, including but not limited to test flight operations performed by the manufacturer shall be classified in accordance with Section III, Rule 5, General Inclusions.

The installation or repair of instruments, or the repair of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (aerial drones) with a total combined weight of less than 55 pounds, away from shop shall be separately classified as 5128, Instrument Installation, Service or Repair.

The manufacture of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (aerial drones) with a total combined weight of 55 pounds or heavier shall be classified as 3830(2), Unmanned Aircraft System Mfg.

The manufacture of electronic medical equipment used for diagnostic or treatment purposes shall be classified as 3572, Medical Instrument Mfg.

The manufacture of non-electronic instruments shall be classified as 3682, Instrument Mfg. — non-electronic.

The manufacture of industrial robotic systems shall be classified as 3560(2), Machinery Mfg. — industriall, or 3560(3), Machinery Mfg. Ð material handling equipment.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$0.75New/Renewal
1/1/2019$0.78New/Renewal
7/1/2018$0.85New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
INSTRUMENT MFG. — electronic — professional or scientific — N.O.C.


Footnote:
This classification applies to employers that perform inspections for insurance, safety or valuation purposes on a fee basis, including but not limited to insurance fraud investigations, boiler inspections, electric meter inspection and testing, backflow valve inspection and testing, energy efficiency inspections, fire protection and safety inspections, log scaling and agricultural products inspection.

This classification also applies to insurance claims investigations performed on a fee basis that involve surveillance of persons without their knowledge. This classification also applies to monitoring the flow of fluids on oil leases or along pipelines on a fee basis.

When performed in connection with an employer's own operations, other than construction or erection, the operating crew of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (aerial drones) with an aircraft system and payload total combined weight of less than 55 pounds shall be classified in accordance with Part 3, Section III, Rule 5, General Inclusions.

Insurance claims investigations performed on a fee basis that do not require surveillance of persons without their knowledge shall be classified as 8742, Salespersons — Outside, or 8810, Clerical Office Employees, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule. See Part 3, Section III, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions. Insurance claims investigations performed by insurance companies shall be classified as 8822, Insurance Companies.

Investigation operations for other than insurance claims shall be classified as 7721(1), Detective or Private Investigative Agencies.

Property appraisal on a fee basis shall be classified as 8742, Salespersons — Outside, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule. See Part 3, Section III, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions.

The weighing, grading, inspecting and sampling of merchandise at docks, railway stations or warehouses on a fee basis shall be classified as 8720(3), Weighers, Samplers or Inspectors of Merchandise on Docks or at Railway Stations or Warehouses.

The fee inspection of boats, ships and marine vessels for safety and to determine seaworthiness and the fee inspection and surveying of cargo that may have been damaged in marine transit shall be classified as 7248, Marine Appraisers or Surveyors.

The provision of legal support services on a fee basis, including but not limited to process serving of summons, subpoenas and complaints; filing court documents; or reproducing documents shall be classified as 8821, Law Firm Support Services.

1/1/2018
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