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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
1624(1)
 
Phraseology:

QUARRIES — including all employees engaged in installation of machinery and construction, repair and maintenance of all buildings, structures or equipment

Footnote:

This classification applies to open quarries for the removal of rock, including but not limited to granite, limestone, sandstone and soapstone.

This classification includes stone cutting in quarries or hauling material from the quarry to a stone crusher operated by the quarry.

Drilling or blasting performed in connection with the employer’s quarry operations shall be classified in accordance with Section III, Rule 5, General Inclusions.

Crushing operations shall be separately classified.

Rock excavation in connection with construction projects shall be classified as 1624(2) Excavation — rock.

Surface mining (open pit method) of ores or minerals shall be classified as 1122, Mining — surface.

Underground mining shall be classified as 1123, Mining — underground — with shafts, tunnels or drifts; all employees with exposure to underground mining operations, and 1124, Mining — underground — surface employees.

Rules:
Part 3, USRP, Section III, Rule 5, General Inclusions
Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$4.81New/Renewal
1/1/2019$6.39New/Renewal
7/1/2018$8.43New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:

QUARRIES — including all employees engaged in the construction, repair and maintenance of all buildings, structures or equipment and installation of machinery

Footnote:

This classification applies to open quarries for the removal of rock, including but not limited to granite, limestone, sandstone and soapstone.

This classification includes the hauling of material from the quarry to a stone crusher operated by the quarry.

Crushing operations shall be separately classified.

Surface mining (open pit method) of ores and minerals shall be classified as 1122, Mining — surface.

Underground mining shall be classified as 1123, Mining — underground — with shafts, tunnels or drifts; all employees with exposure to underground mining operations, and 1124, Mining — underground — surface employees.

1/1/2019
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