Garbage Works

Note:

Applies to reduction or incineration.

Description

Code 7590 applies to employers engaged in operating garbage reduction plants in which garbage is incinerated or reduced.  This classification is applicable to these plants whether they are operated by the public or private sector.  

Once the materials are incinerated or reduced, they are containerized or baled and trucked to landfills for proper disposal.  It is common for garbage works businesses to employ their own drivers to truck materials to and from the plants.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Garbage collectors.  Refer to Code 9403 “Garbage, Ashes or Refuse Collection & Drivers.”

Garbage, Ashes or Refuse Collection & Drivers

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Description

Code 9403 applies to employers that perform public or private collection of garbage, ashes, or refuse and the transporting of same to waste reduction or incinerator plants, rendering or fertilizer plants or dumps.  There is no distinction as to the types of garbage or refuse collected, i.e., solid or liquid, commercial, industrial or residential.  Also, no distinction is made as to the methods used to collect the garbage or refuse.  Some employers’ empty cans or drums manually or toss filled plastic trash bags into trucks.  Others operate mechanical equipment to lift containerized waste and dump the waste into trucks, or entire containers may be loaded onto truck chassis and empty containers are left for refilling.

Assignment By Analogy

• Collection and hauling of shredded or non-shredded paper documents
• Garbage and refuse – collecting containers
• Manure in bulk
• Meat scraps collecting

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Reduction and rendering. Refer to Code 7590 “Garbage Works.”

  2. Fertilizer plants. Refer to Code 4583 “Fertilizer Mfg.& Drivers.”

  3. Document shredding. Refer to Code 8264 “Bottle, Rubber, Paper Stock or Rag Dealer – Second-Hand & Drivers.”

Gas Company – Gas Dealer – L.P.G. – All Operations & Drivers

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Description

Code 8353 applies to the sale of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), butane, propane and bottled gas.  Sales to customers may be on a retail and/or wholesale basis.  This classification includes store employees as well as installation, servicing or repair of customers’ equipment or appliances which are operated by liquefied petroleum gas, butane or propane.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Distributing liquefied petroleum gas by gas mains or piping from central tanks.  Refer to Code 7502 “Gas Company – Natural Gas – Local Distribution – All Operations & Drivers.”   

  2. Sales:
    1. Coal on a retail or wholesale basis, gasoline to others for resale and heating oil on a retail or wholesale basis.  Refer to Code 8350 “Gasoline or Oil Dealer & Drivers.”
    2. Gasoline stations that operate a combined full service and self-service station at the same location.  Refer to Code 8391 “Automobile Sales or Service Agency – All Operations & Drivers.”
    3. Self-service gasoline stations including the operation of a convenience store.  Refer to Code 8382 “Automobile Gasoline and/or Service Stations – Self Service Gasoline – With Convenience Store.”
    4. Gasoline stations that operate self-service stations.  Refer to Code 8381 “Automobile Gasoline Station and/or Service Stations – Self-Service Gasoline Exclusively – No Convenience Store.”

Gas Company – Natural Gas – Local Distribution – All Operations & Drivers

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Description

Code 7502 applies to employers engaged in operating gas companies involving local distribution of natural gas by means of gas mains or piping to their customers.  This classification is also applicable to employers engaged in the local distribution of liquified petroleum gas (LPG) and gas companies that produce and distribute artificial gas.  LPG is also distributed to customers through gas mains or pipelines and is stored in central tanks.  Gas companies that produce artificial gas use LPG as an operator, equipment maintenance, installation and repair, and gas main connection and construction employees, etc. are inclusive under this classification, provided that such work is performed in connection with the gas company operation. 

Gas companies will also handle emergency problems for customers in which repair technicians will be dispatched to a particular location.  Since natural gas is colorless and odorless, gas companies will add an odorant to the gas so that customers can smell the gas and detect whether or not they have a leak or suspect a leak.  Gas leaks can occur on outdoor gas lines or on indoor lines when the lines are damaged.  Technicians may install and/or repair gas meters, appliances or gas regulators connected to piping in a residence.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Drilling of wells.  Refer to Code 6235 “Oil or Gas Well – Drilling or Redrilling – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”

  2. Meter readers.  Refer to Code 7542 “Meter Readers – Utility Company.”

  3. Operation of cross-country pipelines.  Refer to Code 7515 “Gas or Oil Pipeline Operation & Drivers.”

  4. Operating of gas wells.  Refer to Code 1320 “Gas or Oil Lease Operator – Natural Gas – All Operations & Drivers.”

Gas Main or Connection Construction – All Operations to Completion & Drivers

Note:

Includes tunneling at street crossings when not performed under air pressure. 

Not available for division of payroll with Code 7502 “Gas Company – Natural Gas – Local Distribution – All Operations & Drivers.”

Description

Code 6319 applies to employers engaged in the construction of gas mains, steam mains, water mains or construction that connects these types of mains.  The construction of pipelines from natural gas producing fields to local distribution systems is also separately rated.  The excavation of land, when performed by the contractor who is engaged in the construction or installation of mains, is additionally contemplated by this classification as is any landscaping work performed in connection with the construction operations.  The classification additionally includes the fabrication of pipe, couplings, pipe fittings and similar types to be used in conjunction with the pipeline construction.

Assignment By Analogy

Fire Hydrant Installation

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. House Connections – water, sewer, or gas – including excavation – when connections are made to inside plumbing.  Refer to Code 5183 “Plumbing – NOC – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”  

  2. Construction of pipelines between natural gas producing fields and points of connection with local distributing systems.  Refer to Code 6233 “Gas or Oil Pipeline Construction – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”

  3. Tunneling – Pneumatic or Not Pneumatic.  Refer to Code 6251 “Tunneling – All Operations to Completion.”

Gas or Oil Lease Operator – Natural Gas – All Operations & Drivers

Note:

Not applicable to gas or oil field specialist contractors engaged in well maintenance operations at oil or gas lease sites.

Description

Code 1320 applies to employers that are engaged in operating gas or oil production wells whether performed by the lessee, owner or a contract lease operator who is responsible for operating the facility for its owner.  

This classification includes all operations that are required to oversee the entire producing well including clearing of land, building of lease roads, slush pits, levees or fire walls, the laying or taking up of flow lines or water lines, installing central pumping units, the acidizing of wells, and lease beautification work.

Some of the duties of a lease operator consist of monitoring the well equipment to assure that it is functioning properly, measuring oil that has been pumped into tanks, and reporting emergencies that may arise such as an oil spill. 
 
Heat-treating is also included and performed to remove excess water from the oil.  This is done to increase the rate of oil flow.

Assignment By Analogy

Cleaning or swabbing of oil wells

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Derrick erecting or dismantling.  Refer to Code 5057 “Iron or Steel Erection NOC – All Operations to Completion,” and Code 5403 “Carpentry – NOC – All Operations to Completion.”

  2. Gas or oil lease work by contractor Not Otherwise Classified (NOC).  Refer to Code 6216 “Gas or Oil Lease Work – NOC – Natural Gas – By Contractor – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.” 

  3. Gas or oil pipeline construction.  Refer to Code 6233 “Gas or Oil Pipeline Construction – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.” 

  4. Gas or oil pipeline operation.  Refer to Code 7515 “Gas or Oil Pipeline Operation & Drivers.”

  5.  Oil or gas well cementing.  Refer to Code 5213 “Concrete Construction – NOC – All Operations to Completion.”

  6.  Oil or gas well drilling, well shooting or redrilling.  Refer to Code 6235 “Oil or Gas Well – Drilling or Redrilling – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”

  7. Tank building.  Refer to Code 3620 “Tank Building – Metal – Shop.”

Gas or Oil Lease Work – NOC – Natural Gas – By Contractor – All Operations to Completion & Drivers

Note:

Includes the clearing of land, building of lease roads, slush pits, levees or fire walls, the laying or taking up of flow lines and water lines, installing of central pumping units, acidizing of wells and lease beautification work.

Description

Code 6216 applies to oil field specialist contractors engaged in well maintenance operations at oil lease sites.  This classification includes but is not limited to well maintenance, dirt construction operators, oil treating service, oil field roustabout services, pumpers, and tank cleaning services.

Dirt construction operators use earthmoving equipment and perform services such as excavation, ditch digging and construction of dikes and dams.

Oil treating operations include heat treating of subgrade oil stored in tank batteries and the cleaning of auxiliary equipment using steam cleaning equipment.

Tank cleaning service consists of removal of paraffin and residue from the interior of tank batteries and spreading the residue on oil lease roads.

Tank truck operations servicing oil well sites are classified to this classification.  These employers deliver specialty brine water that is used to facilitate the removal of cuttings during the drilling process.  The water is placed into a frac tank near the drilling rig and which the driller will draw from during the drilling process.  These employers will usually remove waste water from these sites, which is a by-product of the drilling process.  The waste water is generally in a containment pit where suction hoses are installed.  The water is pumped into the tank truck and taken to a designated disposal site.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Oil or gas:
    1. Lease operator.  Refer to Code 1320 “Gas or Oil Lease Operator – Natural Gas – All Operations & Drivers.”
    2. Pipeline construction.  Refer to Code 6233 “Gas or Oil Pipeline Construction – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”
    3. Well drilling or redrilling.  Refer to Code 6235 “Oil or Gas Well – Drilling or Redrilling – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”
    4. Pipeline operation.  Refer to Code 7515 “Gas or Oil Pipeline Operation & Drivers.”
    5. Cementing.  Refer to Code 5213 “Concrete Construction – NOC – All Operations to Completion.”
    6. Well – instrument logging or survey work contractor.  Refer to Code 8601 “Engineer or Architect – Consulting.”
  2. Oil refining.  Refer to Code 1463 “Asphalt Works & Drivers.”

Gas or Oil Pipeline Construction – All Operations to Completion & Drivers

Note:

Description

Code 6233 applies to employers engaged in cross-country construction of oil or gas pipelines and contractors engaged exclusively in clearing of new rights-of-way for such construction.  This classification applies to contractors engaged in the taking up and removal of oil or gas pipelines.  Maintenance, testing, repair, trench pipe wrapping and pipe manufacturing at the construction site are also contemplated under this classification.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Pile driving.  Refer to Code 6003 “Pile Driving – NOC – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”

  2. Dredging operation.  Refer to Code 7333 “Dredging – All Types – Program I,” Code 7335 “Dredging – All Types – Program II – State Act,” and Code 7337 “Dredging – All Types – Program II – USL Act.”

  3. Tunneling Pneumatc or Not Pneumatic.  Refer to Code 6251 “Tunneling – All Operations to Completion.”

Gas or Oil Pipeline Operation & Drivers

Note:

Code 7515 applies to employers engaged in operations of “on stream” pipelines for the cross-country transmission of oil or gas.  Includes the laying or re-laying of gathering and distributing lines, the operation of pumping stations, line checking, meter reading, line maintenance or repair and prevailing right-of-way clearance and operation of any telephone, telegraph or radio system pertaining thereto.  This classification also includes the operation of underground storage facilities for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), jet fuel etc.

Description

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Oil refining.  Refer to Code 1463 “Asphalt Works & Drivers.”

  2. Gas or oil pipeline construction.  Refer to Code 6233 “Gas or Oil Pipeline Construction – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”

  3. Gas or oil well drilling or redrilling.  Refer to Code 6235 “Oil or Gas Well – Drilling or Redrilling – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.

Gasoline or Oil Dealer & Drivers

Note:

Description

Code 8350 applies to the operation of selling oil or gasoline to others for resale or selling heating oil to private individuals or commercial concerns.  Employers will purchase gasoline or oil from gasoline or oil terminals owned and operated by others and will pump same into their own trucks and then drive to customers’ locations and pump the gasoline and/or oil from the truck into their customers’ tanks.

Assignment By Analogy

• Barbecue charcoal or briquettes – bulk
• Coal merchant
• Coke – kerosene – crude oil

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Distributing liquefied gas by gas mains or piping from central tanks.  Refer to Code 7502 “Gas Company – Natural Gas – Local Distribution – All Operations & Drivers.”    

  2. Sales:
    1. Gasoline stations that operate a combined full-service and self-service station at the same location.  Refer to Code 8391 "Automobile Sales or Service Agency – All Operations & Drivers.”
    2. Self-service gasoline stations including the operation of a convenience store.  Refer to Code 8382 “Automobile Gasoline and/or Service Stations – Self Service Gasoline – With Convenience Store.”
    3. Gasoline stations that operate self-service stations.  Refer to Code 8381 “Automobile Gasoline Station and/or Service Stations – Self-Service Gasoline Exclusively – No Convenience Store.”
    4. Liquified petroleum gas.  Refer to Code 8353 “Gas Company – Gas Dealer – L.P.G. – All Operations & Drivers.”

Gear Mfg. or Grinding

Note:

Shall not be assigned to an employer engaged in operations described by another classification unless the operations subject to Code 3635 are conducted as a separate and distinct business.

Description

Code 3635 applies to employers engaged in manufacturing gears of all types and sizes.  Metal bar stock is cut to size and drilled to form gear blanks using power machinery such as drill presses, lathes and grinders.  Additional operations involve tapping, deburring, flanging and assembling gear units.

Plastic gears are manufactured using the injection molding process where pellets are loaded into a hopper which are gravity fed.  The plastic gears are then formed, tapped, flanged and assembled.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Piston rings manufacturing.  Refer to Code 3113 “Tool Mfg. – NOC – Not Drop or Machine Forged.”

Note:

Includes bending, grinding, beveling or silvering of plate glass.

Description

Code 4130 applies to employers engaged in selling glass from a fixed shop location.  Glass is received, stored and may be sold commercially or to private individuals.  The shop operations may include cutting stock in accordance to customers’ specifications, bending, grinding, beveling, buffing, polishing, silvering or assembling of stock into frames to make products such as glass doors.  Types of glass handled include but are not limited to window or door glass, pane or plate glass, glass for furniture, and safety glass for vehicles and mirrors.

This classification also applies to employers engaged in manufacturing mirrors that range from pocket size to wall panels of varied types. Glass, plating solutions, polishing, cleaning and protective materials and frames, backs, handles and other accessories are received from others. Mirrors are generally produced by the chemical deposition of metal on glass. For commercial and many scientific purposes, silver is the metal most commonly used. The glass is cut to size, ground, smoothed and in some cases edges may be beveled. Hole drilling, chemical etching, drying, buffing and polishing are also performed. Reflecting surfaces are generally produced by pouring or spraying the appropriate metallic solution over the prepared glass. Heavier coats are obtained by successive applications of the plating solution.

This classification contemplates assembling incidental to the production of framed mirrors, trays, mirror-edged picture frames and other novelties.

This classification also contemplates repair operations when performed in the glass merchant’s shop.

Assignment By Analogy

• Glass assembled into frames to fabricate doors – manufactured from plate glass
• Manufacturing of mirrored glass from purchased glass sheets – no manufacturing of glass, frames, backs – repair in shop
• Mirror reconditioning

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Blowing:
    1. Glass by hand – not by automatic blowing process.   Refer to Code 4111 “Glassware Mfg.  – No Automatic Blowing Machines.”
    2. Glass by machine – by automatic blowing process.  Refer to Code 4114 “Glassware Mfg. – NOC.”
  2. Colored, frosted or tinted glass, plate glass, insulated thermopane glass, automobile or truck windshields or window glass, polished plate glass. Refer to Code 4101 “Glass Mfg. – NOC & Drivers.”
  3. Dental or surgical mirrored instruments – from purchased mirror – includes making frames and assembling. Refer to Code 3685 “Instrument Mfg. – NOC.”
  4. Installing:
    1. Automobile glass exclusively by automobile sales or service agencies.  Refer to Code 8391 “Automobile Sales or Service Agency – All Operations & Drivers.”
    2. Framed mirrors at customers’ locations.  Refer to Code 9521 “House Furnishings Installation & Upholstering – NOC – All Operations to Completion.”
    3. Glass at customers’ locations.  Refer to Code 5462 “Glazier – Away From Shop – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”
    4. Glass blocks at customers’ locations.  Refer to Code 5022 “Masonry – NOC – All Operations to Completion.”
    5. Glass doors at customers’ locations.   Refer to Code 5102 “Door, Door Frame or Sash Erection – Metal or Metal Covered – All Operations to Completion.”
    6. Mirrors – mounting sheets to walls at customers’ locations.  Refer to Code 5429 “Cabinet Works Installation – All Operations to Completion.”
  5. Manufacturing:
    1. Glass – blown sheet window, polished plate, ribbed, rolled, colored figured or wire glass.  Refer to Code 4101 “Glass Mfg. – NOC & Drivers.”
    2. Leaded glass or stained glass.  Refer to Code 4133 “Cathedral or Art Glass Window Mfg.”
Note:

Description

Code 4101 applies to employers engaged in manufacturing blown sheet, window, polished plate, ribbed, rolled, colored, frosted, tinted, figured or wire glass.  Raw materials such as sand, limestone, borax, soda ash, wire mesh and colorings are received from others.  The materials are mixed and placed in furnaces where the mixture is melted to form molten glass.  The molten glass is then poured and blown by hand or by machine.  Molten glass passes through heated rolls to form polished plate or rolled glass. 

In the making of wire glass, wire mesh is placed in the middle of two layers of molten glass which is then rolled to form long sheets.  Once the sheets are cooled, they are then cut to the desired sizes.  Finishing operations may involve grinding, polishing and cutting.  The finished glass is then inspected, shipped or delivered to the employer’s customers.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Manufacturing:
    1. Automobile headlights. Refer to Code 3648 “Automobile Lighting, Ignition or Starting Apparatus Mfg. – NOC.”
    2. Cathedral or art glass window. Refer to Code 4133 “Cathedral or Art Glass Window Mfg.”
    3. Glassware by automatic blowing machines. Refer to Code 4114 “Glassware Mfg. – NOC.”
    4. Glassware by hand.  Refer to Code 4111 “Glassware Mfg. – No Automatic Blowing Machines.”
    5. Mirror. Refer to Code 4130 “Glass Merchant.”
    6. Optical goods – eye glasses or contact lenses Refer to Code 4150 “Optical Goods Mfg. – NOC.”
  2. Glass installation at customers’ locations. Refer to Code 5462 “Glazier – Away From Shop – All Operations to Completion & Drivers.”

Note:

Description

Code 4114 applies to employers engaged in manufacturing glassware utilizing a mechanical process wherein blowing is done by compressed air on specialized forming machines.  Raw materials such as silica sand, lime, crushed glass, soda ash, borax,  phosphate, antimony oxide, silica fluorides and arsenic trioxide are purchased from outside suppliers.  These raw materials are placed into a furnace and brought to a specific consistency, then placed into molds which form the shape of the product being fabricated.  Compressed air is used to automatically blow the product to shape.  The product then passes through a tempering furnace.  The application of coloring agents and further tempering are additional operations that may be performed.  Once the glass product is cooled, it is inspected, wrapped securely and packed.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Manufacturing:
    1. Automobile headlights. Refer to Code 3648 “Automobile Lighting, Ignition or Starting Apparatus Mfg. – NOC.”
    2. Cathedral or art glass window. Refer to Code 4133 “Cathedral or Art Glass Window Mfg.”
    3. Glassware by hand. Refer to Code 4111 “Glassware Mfg. – No Automatic Blowing Machines.”
    4. Mirror. Refer to Code 4130 “Glass Merchant.”
    5. Optical goods – eye glasses or contact lenses. Refer to Code 4150 “Optical Goods Mfg. – NOC.”

Glassware Mfg. – No Automatic Blowing Machines

Note:

Description

Code 4111 applies to employers engaged in manufacturing glassware by either a mouth-blowing process or by a semiautomatic blowing process.  In some plants both processes are conducted side-by-side.  Crushed glass, lime, silica sand, phosphate, antimony oxide, arsenic trioxide, silica, silica fluorides, borax and soda ash are received from others.  The raw materials of predetermined mixture are dumped into mixing tumblers and poured into hopper cars.  The batch is fed into a furnace and the molten glass is either formed by the mouth blowing process or hand filled into molds in the shape of the product and then transferred to semi-automatic blowing machines.  The products are slow cooled to harden.  The application of coloring agents and further tempering are additional operations which may be performed.  The products, following inspection, are packaged for shipment.  Some of the products inclusive under this classification are glass tableware such as cups, saucers, plates, glasses, pyro glass bake ware, perfume bottles, candlestick holders, kerosene lamp, chimneys, auto headlight lenses, glass radio insulators, and molded glass doorknobs, paperweights and ashtrays.

This classification also includes engraving and etching glass.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Manufacturing:
    1. Automobile headlights. Refer to Code 3648 “Automobile Lighting, Ignition or Starting Apparatus Mfg.  – NOC.”
    2. Cathedral or art glass window. Refer to Code 4133 “Cathedral or Art Glass Window Mfg.”
    3. Glass such as blown sheet, window, polished plate, ribbed, rolled, colored, figured or wire glass. Refer to Code 4101 “Glass Mfg. – NOC & Drivers.”
    4. Glassware – by automatic blowing machines. Refer to Code 4114 “Glassware Mfg. – NOC.”
    5. Mirror. Refer to Code 4130 “Glass Merchant.”;
    6. Optical goods – eye glasses or contact lenses. Refer to Code 4150 “Optical Goods Mfg. – NOC.”

Glazier – Away From Shop – All Operations to Completion & Drivers

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Description

Code 5462 applies to employers engaged in delivery and installation of glass panes or plate glass in existing window structures, storefronts or elsewhere, the installation or replacement of window glass in houses and commercial buildings regardless of height and the installation of mirrors with glazing points and compounds.  Worn or damaged glass is removed from the frame and new glass is installed.    If a customer needs a window frame installed with the glass window, this operation would be inclusive under this classification.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Installation:
    1. Automobile glass – exclusively.  Refer to Code 8391 “Automobile Sales or Service Agency – All Operations & Drivers.”
    2. Glass block.  Refer to Code 5022 “Masonry – NOC – All Operations to Completion.”
    3. Glass door.  Refer to Code 5102 “Door, Door Frame or Sash Erection – Metal or Metal Covered – All Operations to Completion.”
    4. Storm door, storm sash, screens or weather-stripping installation.  Refer to Code 5428 “Storm Door, Storm Sash, Screens or Weather-Stripping Installation – All Operations to Completion.”
    5. Hanging mirror, framed type.  Refer to Code 9521 “House Furnishings Installation – NOC & Upholstering – All Operations to Completion.”
    6. Mounting mirror sheets to walls.  Refer to Code 5429 “Cabinet Works Installation – All Operations to Completion.”

Glove Mfg. – Leather or Textile

Note:

Description

Code 2670 applies to employers engaged in manufacturing all types of gloves or mittens that are made from leather or textiles except for knitted or rubber gloves.  It also includes the making of the glove linings including fur linings.  Leather or textile fabric is cut to size according to pattern and shaped by die cutters.  The various glove parts are sewn together forming gloves.  If decorative stitching is required, it may be sewn onto the gloves.  Textile fabrics are cut to size and sewn to the glove linings or linings may be purchased prefabricated from outside sources.  The linings are inserted into glove, cuff hems are turned and stitched forming lined gloves.  The manufacturer’s labels are sewn into the inner cuff of the gloves.  The finished gloves are inspected for quality assurance, ironed, packed into boxes and readied for shipment to customers.

This classification also applies to manufacturing gloves made of leather or textile that are used for sports or exercise such as baseball, boxing, handball, punching bags, weightlifting and other types of sports.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Manufacturing:
    1. Knitted gloves or mittens and knitted textile piece goods.  Refer to Code 2362 “Knit Goods Mfg. – NOC.”
    2. Thread or yarn – cotton, linen silk, wool – including synthetic such as nylon, rayon, or fiberglass.  Includes dyeing, finishing and winding by manufacturer of thread or yarn.  Yarn winding – no other operations.  Refer to Code 2302 “Silk Thread or Yarn Mfg.”    

Glue Mfg. & Drivers

Note:

Shall not be assigned to an employer engaged in operations described by another classification unless the operations subject to Code 4653 are conducted as a separate and distinct business.             

 

Description

Code 4653  applies to employers engaged in manufacturing animal glues in either liquid or powder form or glues made from a nitrocellulose base requiring the use of various solvents such as acetone and ethyl acetate, as well as glue involving plastic compounds.

The incidental operations performed by a glue manufacturer may include bone crushing, grinding, and bagging of bone meal, the filling of solidified grease into drums from the oil settling tanks and the pressing, drying, pulverizing and bagging of tankage for fertilizer.

This classification additionally contemplates manufacturing gelatin, an example of which is isinglass.  Isinglass is a semitransparent whitish gelatin prepared from the air bladders of fish.  The product is used as a clarifying agent in jellies and glues.  

The finished glue is filled into containers, labeled, and stored pending shipment.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Manufacturing:
    1. Gelatin – blending, mixing and grinding.  Not the type used for glue manufacturing.  Refer to Code 6504 “Food Sundries Mfg. – NOC – No Cereal Milling.”
    2. Paste and mucilage.  Refer to Code 4597 “Paste, Ink (Writing) or Mucilage Mfg.”
    3. Rubber cement.  Refer to Code 4410 “Rubber Goods Mfg. – NOC.”

Grease or Oil Mixing or Blending

Note:

Code 4712 and Code 1463 “Asphalt Works & Drivers” or Code 8350 “Gasoline or Oil Dealer & Drivers,” shall not be assigned to the same employer unless the operations described by these classifications are conducted as separate and distinct businesses.

Description

Code 4712 applies to employers engaged in mixing or blending grease or oil to produce lubricating grease compounds or lubricating oils.  The raw materials such as refined petroleum oils, paraffin, tallow, animal fats, fortifying chemicals, neutralizers and thickeners, and cans, are received from others.  The process involves the mixing of the ingredients in agitators, which are sometimes steam-heated, and at times the grease or oil is milled.  The finished products may be filled into cans or plastic and metal drums and are labeled and shipped to the employer’s customers.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Gasoline or oil dealer.  Refer to Code 8350 “Gasoline or Oil Dealer & Drivers.”

  2. Petroleum refining.  Refer to Code 1463 “Asphalt Works & Drivers.”

Greenhouse Erection – All Operations to Completion

Note:

Description

Code 5402 applies to employers engaged in the erection of greenhouses, hot houses and solariums for commercial or residential customers.  This classification covers all operations necessary in the erection of these structures in its entirety.  The operations involve excavation, concrete foundation work including the necessary carpentry work in connection with making the forms, erection of the frame, usually light-gauge steel, erection of the sash and installation of the glass panes or erection of the glazed and painted sash.

Some employers also install heating ventilation systems within the greenhouse.  The equipment is set up into place and then secured to the greenhouse frame.  

This classification contemplates the construction of concrete flooring, installation of polyester/acrylic curtains and plumbing/irrigation systems in addition to the erection of the structure.  The employer may also erect prefabricated residential greenhouses or erect solariums.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Permanent yard maintained by employer for the storage of material or the storage and maintenance of equipment.  Refer to Code 8227  “Construction or Erection Permanent Yard.”

Grocery Store – Retail – No Fresh Meat

Note:

No handling of fresh meat.

Description

Code 8006 applies to stores principally engaged in the retail sale of groceries, fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products, frozen or frosted foods, coffee, tea, spices and delicatessen foods such as cold cuts, salads, pickles and smoked fish.  Delicatessens may prepare salads and cook meat such as roast beef, Virginia ham, barbeque chicken and spareribs.

These stores may also sell a minor amount of other merchandise such as soda, beer, household cleaning products, paper products, cigarettes, various sundry items and some drugstore items.

This classification is also applicable to stores principally engaged in the retail sale of fresh fruit baskets (other than edible floral arrangements).

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Wholesale sales of fresh fruit baskets (other than edible floral type arrangement).  Refer to Code 8048 “Fruit or Vegetable Store – Wholesale.”

  2. Grocery store – wholesale.  Refer to Code 8034 “Grocery Store – Wholesale.”

  3. Edible floral arrangements.  Refer to Code 8001 “Florist Store & Drivers.”

Grocery Store – Wholesale

Note:

Description

Code 8034 applies to dealers principally engaged in the wholesale sales of groceries, frozen foods or dairy products which are received and sold in cartons, cases and boxes.

These dealers may also sell, at wholesale, a minor amount of fresh fruit, vegetables or other merchandise such as beer, soda, household cleaning supplies or paper products.

Assignment By Analogy

Operations To Be Separately Rated

  1. Wholesale dealers principally engaged in the sale of fresh fruits or vegetables.  Refer to Code 8048 “Fruit Vegetable Store – Wholesale.”

  2. Wholesale dealers principally engaged in the sale of soda, household cleaning supplies, paper products, or eggs.  Refer to Code 8018 “Wholesale Store – NOC.”