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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
5482(1)
 
Phraseology:
PAINTING OR WALLPAPER INSTALLATION — including shop, yard or storage operations — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $28.00 per hour — N.O.C.

Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee's regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $28.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $28.00 per hour shall be classified as 5474(1), Painting or Wallpaper Installation.

Footnote:

This classification applies to interior or exterior painting at customers' locations by application of decorative or protective coatings, including but not limited to paint, stain or varnish. This classification also applies to wallpaper installation, lead paint abatement operations, or graffiti abatement by painting.

This classification includes cleaning, stripping, patching and surface preparation in connection with painting or wallpaper installation.

This classification also includes shop operations, including but not limited to mixing or blending paints, maintaining painting equipment and shop painting performed in connection with painting or wallpaper hanging at customers' locations.

Shop painting operations performed on a fee basis that have no connection to any painting operations performed at customers' locations shall be classified as 9501(1), Painting — shop only.

Wallboard taping, finishing or texturing shall be classified as 5446/5447, Wallboard Installation.

Applying plaster, including veneer plaster, shall be classified as 5484/5485, Plastering or Stucco Work.

Painting steel structures or bridges shall be classified as 5040(3), Painting — steel structures or bridges. Painting water, oil or gasoline storage tanks shall be classified as 5474(3)/5482(3), Painting — water, oil or gasoline storage tanks.

Applying water repellent coatings, membranes or caulking to interior or exterior building surfaces (not roofs) shall be classified as 5474(2)/5482(2), Waterproofing.

Applying or installing paved surface improvements, including but not limited to thermoplastic or painted lines or traffic markings; truncated domes; and wheel stop bumpers to paved surfaces such as streets, roads or parking lots shall be classified as 5506, Street or Road Construction — paving or repaving, surfacing or resurfacing or scraping.

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Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$3.43New/Renewal
1/1/2019$4.07New/Renewal
7/1/2018$4.83New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:

PAINTING OR WALLPAPER INSTALLATION — including shop operations — employees whose regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour — N.O.C. Assignment of this classification is subject to verification at the time of final audit that the employee’s regular hourly wage equals or exceeds $26.00 per hour. The payroll of an employee whose regular hourly wage is not shown to equal or exceed $26.00 per hour shall be classified as 5474(1), Painting or Wallpaper Installation.

Footnote:

This classification applies to interior or exterior painting at customers’ locations by application of decorative or protective coatings, including but not limited to paint, stain or varnish. This classification also applies to wallpaper installation, lead paint abatement operations, or graffiti abatement by painting.

This classification includes cleaning, stripping, patching and surface preparation in connection with painting or wallpaper installation.

This classification also includes shop operations, including but not limited to mixing or blending paints, maintaining painting equipment and shop painting performed in connection with painting or wallpaper hanging at customers’ locations.

Shop painting operations performed on a fee basis that have no connection to any painting operations performed at customers’ locations shall be classified as 9501(1), Painting — shop only.

Wallboard taping, finishing or texturing shall be classified as 5446/5447, Wallboard Installation.

Applying plaster, including veneer plaster, shall be classified as 5484/5485, Plastering or Stucco Work.

Painting steel structures or bridges shall be classified as 5040(3), Painting — steel structures or bridges. Painting water, oil or gasoline storage tanks shall be classified as 5474(3)/5482(3), Painting — water, oil or gasoline storage tanks.

Applying water repellent coatings, membranes or caulking to interior or exterior building surfaces (not roofs) shall be classified as 5474(2)/5482(2), Waterproofing.

Applying or installing paved surface improvements, including but not limited to thermoplastic or painted lines or traffic markings; truncated domes; and wheel stop bumpers to paved surfaces such as streets, roads or parking lots shall be classified as 5506, Street or Road Construction — paving or repaving, surfacing or resurfacing or scraping.

1/1/2019
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