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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
5552
 
Phraseology:

ROOFING — all kinds — including shop, yard or storage operations — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $27.00 per hour

Footnote:
This classification applies to the installation, repair, removal or waterproofing of all types of roofs or roofing systems to prevent water or other substances from penetrating or damaging the structure. This classification includes but is not limited to preparing surfaces and applying of torchdown or adhesive modified bitumen, hot or cold tar, felt glass, fabric, urethane foam, shakes, shingles, tile, slat, sheet metal, and other roofing, waterproofing, weatherproofing or membrane material onto rooftops.

A physical audit shall be conducted on the complete policy period of each policy insuring the holder of a C-39 Roofing Contractor license from the Contractors State License Board. See Section VI, Rule 4, Audit of Payroll.

The installation of shingle roofing when performed by the same employer that performs carpentry work in constructing new buildings or additions to existing buildings at the same job or location shall be classified as 5403/5432, Carpentry.

The installation of sheet metal roofing when installed by the same employer that performs sheet metal skinning in constructing new buildings or additions to existing buildings at the same job or location shall be classified as 5538(1)/5542(1), Sheet Metal Work.

The installation of photovoltaic solar panels shall be separately classified as 3724(2), Electrical Machinery or Auxiliary Apparatus.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$24.27New/Renewal
1/1/2019$26.15New/Renewal
7/1/2018$25.62New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:

ROOFING — all kinds — including yard employees — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $25.00 per hour

Footnote:

This classification applies to the installation, repair, removal or waterproofing of all types of roofs or roofing systems to prevent water or other substances from penetrating or damaging the structure. This classification includes but is not limited to preparing surfaces and application of torchdown or adhesive modified bitumen, hot or cold tar, felt glass, fabric, urethane foam, shakes, shingles, tile, slat, sheet metal, and other roofing, waterproofing, weatherproofing or membrane material onto rooftops. A physical audit shall be conducted on the complete policy period of each policy insuring the holder of a C-39 Roofing Contractor license from the Contractors State License Board. See Section VI, Rule 4, Audit of Payroll.

The installation of shingle roofing when performed by the same employer that performs carpentry work in constructing new buildings or additions to existing buildings at the same job or location shall be classified as 5403/5432, Carpentry.

The installation of sheet metal roofing when installed by the same employer that performs sheet metal skinning in constructing new buildings or additions to existing buildings at the same job or location shall be classified as 5538(1)/5542(1), Sheet Metal Work.

The installation of photovoltaic solar panels shall be separately classified as 3724(2), Electrical Machinery or Auxiliary Apparatus.

1/1/2019
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