Excerpt - USRP, Part 3, Section III, Rule 5, General Inclusions


California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995
Effective September 1, 2023

Part 3, Standard Classification System, Section III, General Classification Procedures, Rule 5, General Inclusions


  1. General Inclusions

    The operations listed below are included in all classifications other than Standard Exception classifications. Except as provided in Section VII, Standard Classifications, general inclusions shall not be separately classified, all other provisions contained herein notwithstanding. Any operation described by a general inclusion shall nevertheless be subject to division of payroll if conducted as a separate and distinct enterprise and having no relation to the operations described by any other classification.
    1. Aircraft travel by employees, other than members of the flying crew, including employees whose payroll is assigned to the Standard Exception classifications.
    2. Commissaries.
    3. Manufacturing of containers, such as bags, barrels, bottles, boxes, cans, cartons or packing cases.
    4. Plant dispensaries.
    5. Maintenance or ordinary repair of the employer’s buildings or equipment when performed by employees of the employer.
    6. Printing and lithography.
    7. Stamping, welding, drilling and blasting.
    8. Research laboratories.
    9. Drivers and their helpers.
    10. Supervisors whose work is necessary, incidental or appurtenant to any operations of the business.
    11. Unmanned Aircraft System (aerial drone) operation – aircraft system and payload total combined weight of less than 55 pounds – all members of the operating crew. Operations performed in support of the employer’s Construction or Erection operations shall be classified in accordance with Part 3, Section IV, Rule 2, Construction or Erection Work. Operating crew members working remotely from a home or office location with no exposure outside of the clerical office shall be classified as 8810, Clerical Office Employees, or 8871, Clerical Telecommuter Employees, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule.