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This classification applies to the cutting or fabrication of stone slabs, including but not limited to granite, marble, travertine, quartz, limestone and onyx to produce products such as countertops, backsplashes, cemetery monuments, ceiling and wall veneer, mantels, floor tile, tabletops and exterior building panels or components.

Employees engaged exclusively in the design or production of stencils using office type computers or plotters/printers shall be classified as 8810, Clerical Office Employees, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule. See Section III, General Classification Procedures, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions.

The installation of architectural non-load bearing stone products, such as countertops, backsplashes, ceiling and wall veneer, mantels, and tile, including stone cutting or fabrication at the installation site, shall be classified as 5348, Tile, Stone, Mosaic or Terrazzo Work.

The installation of cemetery monuments, including stone cutting or fabrication at the installation site, shall be classified as 5027/5028, Masonry.

Quarrying or stone cutting in quarries shall be classified as 1624(1), Quarries.

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Quarrying shall be separately classified.

This classification applies to the crushing or grinding of excavated or quarried materials to produce products that will be retained on an 8-mesh screen. If the crushed or ground products pass through an 8-mesh or finer screen, the crushing or grinding operations shall be assigned to Classification 1741(1), Silica Grinding.

Stone crushing or silica grinding that is performed in connection with sand, gravel or clay digging shall be classified as 4000(1), Sand or Gravel Digging, if 25% or less of the excavated material is crushed or ground. If more than 25% of the excavated material is crushed or ground, all crushing and grinding activities shall be classified as 1710 or 1741(1), Silica Grinding.

Mining or quarrying operations shall be separately classified.

Employees engaged exclusively in delivery of the finished product shall be separately classified as 8232(2), Building Material Dealers — commercial.

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