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Classification Revision History

Circular Letter # Date Description Effective Date
2331 03/29/2018 As part of the recently announced general revision of workers’ compensation rates which will take effect July 1, 2018, the SCOPES for certain Classification Codes have been updated to clearly describe all operations that are common to all insureds involved in certain types of steel erection projects. 07/01/2018
2310 03/03/2017 Merger of Certain Classifications that are Currently Combined for Ratemaking and Elimination or Re-Assignment of Certain Low Credibility Classifications to Other Similar Classifications 05/01/2017
2277 03/30/2016 Admiralty and Federal Employer's Liability Act - Class Rate Revisions 07/01/2016
2270 12/02/2015 Establishment of Specific Classifications for Casino Gambling Operations 02/01/2016
2232 01/31/2014 Elimination of the Passenger Seat Surcharge - Code 0088 01/01/2015
2243 08/12/2014 Consolidation of Selected Explosives Manufacturing Codes 10/01/2014
2212 12/19/2012 Elimination of Inactive "A" Rated Classifications 03/01/2013
2188 11/14/2011 Creation of two new and distinct classifications for assisted living residences - Codes 8824 and 8826. 04/01/2012
2128 09/10/2009 Elimination of all "Z" designated classification codes. 09/01/2009
2074 11/01/2007 Changes in classifications for the aviation industry to reflect current business and industry needs.  01/01/2008
2029 09/18/2006 Approval of Rural Utilities Service Endorsement WC 00 03 09 B & Elimination of Classification Code 7540z and Re-assignment of such Rural Electrification Projects to Code 7539 09/15/2006
1961 07/09/2004 Establishment of Code 8747 - Display Showrooms - All Types 07/01/04 07/01/2004
1892 05/23/2002 Elimination of Code 9529 A-rated classification and establishment of a new, manually rated class Code 9533 06/01/2002
1891 04/29/2002 Workers Compensation Classification Guide - Specialty Concrete Pumpers - classification by analogy to class Code 9534 05/01/2002
1882 08/30/2001 Establishment of specific classification phraseologies for social service agencies: Day Habilitation Programs & Staffed Residential Programs - under Codes 8868 and 9101 04/18/2001
1860 12/04/2000 Codes 7403, 7405, 7423 and 7431 - Air Carriers classifications - amended phraseologies 12/01/2000
1824 07/13/1999 Domestic Workers - Inside - Physical Assistance - Code 0918 07/15/1999
1813 04/06/1999 Carpet, Linoleum, Vinyl, Asphalt or Rubber Floor Tile Installation - Code 5478 04/01/1999
1801 08/18/1998 Fence Erection - All Types - Code 6400 08/01/1998
1783  08/11/1997 Fertilizer or Pesticide Application - Commercial or Domestic & Drivers - Code 0046 08/15/1997
1775 01/21/1997 Elimination of Chemical and Dyestuff Rating Plan (CDRP) - Establishment of two replacement classifications - Codes 4828 and 4829 02/01/1997
1766 10/25/1996 Revisions to Explanatory Information - Classification Code 8829 - Convalescent or Nursing Home - All Employees / Nursing or Convalescent Home - All Employees. Introduction of Cross-Reference Classification Phraseology - Rest Homes: Professional Employees - Code 8833 / All Other Employees - Code 9040 10/01/1996 01/01/1997
1762 09/30/1996 Claim Adjusters or Insurance Company Special Agents - Traveling - Code 8742 10/01/1996
1717 04/06/1995 Real Estate Appraisal Company - Outside Employees - Code 8721 04/15/1995
1650 09/03/1993 Introduction of New Phraseology - Tubular Metal Products Mfg. or Assembly - Code 3841 Elimination of Code 3865 - Baby Carriage Mfg. Merging of Code 3865 into Code 3841 09/01/1993
1637 06/07/1993 Revision of Classification Phraseology Code No. 4273 - Bag Mfg. - Paper to: Bag Mfg. - Paper and Plastic 06/01/1993
1635 05/18/1993 Biomedical Research laboratories 05/15/1993
1628 03/03/1993 Item B-1280: Asbestos Removal Operations 03/01/1993
1603 04/23/1992 Box or Box Shook Mfg. 01/01/1992
1600 03/31/1992 Beer or Ale Dealers - Wholesale & Drivers 12/23/1991

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