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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
0106
 
Phraseology:
TREE PRUNING, REPAIRING OR TRIMMING — N.O.C. — hand or mechanical power — including ground crews and shop, yard or storage operations
Footnote:

This classification applies to pruning, repairing or trimming trees or hedges when any portion of the operations requires elevation, including but not limited to using ladders, lifts or by climbing. This classification includes clean-up, chipping or removal of debris; stump grinding or removal; and tree spraying or fumigating that are performed in connection with tree pruning, repairing or trimming. This classification also applies to the removal of trees that retain no timber value.

Commercial timber harvesting shall be classified as 2702(1), Logging.

Land clearing, including the removal of trees in connection therewith, shall be classified as 2702(2), Land Clearing.

Stump grinding performed for other concerns on a fee basis and not in connection with tree pruning, repairing or trimming at a particular job or location shall be classified as 3724(1), Millwright Work.

Pruning, repairing or trimming when none of the operations at a particular job or location require elevation, including but not limited to using ladders, lifts or by climbing shall be separately classified as 0042, Landscape Gardening.

Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$10.15New/Renewal
1/1/2019$11.42New/Renewal
7/1/2018$13.98New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:

TREE PRUNING, REPAIRING OR TRIMMING — N.O.C. — hand or mechanical power — including yard employees

Footnote:

This classification applies to specialty contractors engaged in pruning, trimming or repairing large, mature trees, where any portion of the operations requires elevation using ladders, lifts or by climbing, and includes clean-up, chipping and removal of debris. This classification includes stump grinding or removal operations, and tree spraying or fumigating that is performed in connection with tree pruning, repairing or trimming. This classification also applies to the removal of trees that retain no timber value.

Commercial timber harvesting operations shall be classified as 2702(1), Logging.

Land clearing operations, including the removal of trees in connection therewith, shall be classified as 2702(2), Land Clearing.

Stump grinding or removal operations performed for other concerns on a fee basis not in connection with tree pruning, repairing or trimming at a particular job or location shall be classified as 3724(1), Millwright Work.

Tree pruning or trimming activities that are performed at a particular job or location exclusively from the ground using pole cutters or hand tools shall be classified as 0042, Landscape Gardening.

1/1/2019
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