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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
5446
 
Phraseology:
WALLBOARD INSTALLATION — within buildings — including finishing and preparation prior to painting — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $36.00 per hour — N.O.C.
Footnote:

This classification applies to the installation of gypsum wallboard within buildings, and includes non-structural metal stud wall framing and the installation or application of insulating materials within building walls if installed or applied by the same employer that performs the wallboard installation at the same job or location.

This classification includes wallboard taping and texturing whether or not it is performed by the same employer that performs the wallboard installation.

The framing of interior, non-structural walls using light gauge steel studs by an employer that performs no structural steel framing or wallboard installation operations at the same job or location shall be classified as 5443, Lathing.

When an employer engages in the structural framing of buildings using cold formed, light gauge steel studs and joists, all metal framing operations performed by the same employer at the same job or location shall be classified as 5632/5633, Steel Framing.

The application of veneer plaster over installed wallboard shall be separately classified as 5484/5485, Plastering or Stucco Work.

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Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$5.43New/Renewal
1/1/2019$6.79New/Renewal
7/1/2018$7.14New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:

WALLBOARD INSTALLATION — within buildings — including finishing and preparation prior to painting — employees whose regular hourly wage does not equal or exceed $34.00 per hour — N.O.C.

Footnote:

This classification applies to the installation of gypsum wallboard within buildings, and includes non-structural metal stud wall framing and the installation or application of insulating materials within building walls if installed or applied by the same employer that performs the wallboard installation at the same job or location.

This classification includes wallboard taping and texturing whether or not it is performed by the same employer that performs the wallboard installation.

The framing of interior, non-structural walls using light gauge steel studs by an employer that performs no structural steel framing or wallboard installation operations at the same job or location shall be classified as 5443, Lathing.

When an employer engages in the structural framing of buildings using cold formed, light gauge steel studs and joists, all metal framing operations performed by the same employer at the same job or location shall be classified as 5632/5633, Steel Framing.

The application of veneer plaster over installed wallboard shall be separately classified as 5484/5485, Plastering or Stucco Work.

1/1/2019
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