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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
8831(1)
 
Phraseology:
HOSPITALS — veterinary — all employees — including receptionists
Footnote:

This classification applies to employers engaged in the medical treatment of domestic animals, agricultural livestock and wild animals and includes all employees who handle or feed animals, dispense prescriptions or are otherwise exposed to any of the operative hazards of the business. This classification also applies to veterinary care provided at customers' locations, and the operation of private animal shelters and shelters operated under contract for municipalities.

Boarding, grooming and care of horses shall be classified as 7207(1), Stables.

Veterinarians employed by zoos shall be classified as 9016(1), Amusement or Recreational Facilities — N.O.C. — all employees other than those engaged in the operation or maintenance of amusement devices, restaurants or retail stores.

The operation of public aquariums, including veterinarians employed by public aquariums, shall be classified as 8838, Museums.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$1.46New/Renewal
1/1/2019$1.83New/Renewal
7/1/2018$2.11New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
HOSPITALS — veterinary — all employees — including receptionists

Footnote:
This classification applies to employers engaged in the medical treatment of domestic animals, agricultural livestock and wild animals and includes all employees who handle or feed animals, dispense prescriptions or are otherwise exposed to any of the operative hazards of the business. This classification also applies to veterinary care provided at customers' locations, and the operation of private animal shelters and shelters operated under contract for municipalities.

Boarding, grooming and care of horses shall be classified as 7207(1), Stables.

Veterinarians employed by zoos shall be classified as 9016(1), Amusement or Recreational Facilities — N.O.C. — all employees other than those engaged in the operation or maintenance of amusement devices, restaurants or retail stores.

The operation of public aquariums, including veterinarians employed by public aquariums, shall be classified as 8838, Museums.

1/1/2017
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