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WAC 296-17A-0550

Classification 0550.

0550-00 Wallboard installation, including scrapping -Nondiscounted rate (to be assigned only by the drywall underwriter)
Applies to contractors engaged in the installation or repair of wallboard. This classification includes the installation of wallboard, drywall, or sheetrock in all types of residential or commercial buildings or structures. The process consists of cutting wallboard with a utility knife, hacksaw, or power saw to the desired size and then butting material into place and nailing or screw fastening to wood or metal wall studs. Electrical box, window, or door openings are cut out where needed. Installation may require the use of scaffolding, ladders, specialty lifts, or stilts when working at heights, including the use of T holders or hydraulic lifts to hold material being installed on ceilings. This classification also includes wallboard scrapping (picking up and discarding unused portions of wallboard remnants or scraps) at the construction site when performed by employees of the wallboard contractor.
This classification excludes delivery of materials to the construction site by material dealer employees which is to be reported separately in the applicable delivery classification; delivery and stocking of materials to the construction site when performed by employees of the wallboard contractor which is to be reported separately in classification 1101; wallboard taping (including priming and texturing when performed by employees of the wallboard contractor) which is to be reported separately in classification 0541 or 0551; wallboard scrapping by nonwallboard contractor employees which is to be reported separately in the applicable construction debris cleanup classification; plastering, stuccoing or lathing work which is to be reported separately in classification 0303; and the framing of nonbearing walls when performed by the drywall contractor which is to be reported separately in classification 0516.
0550-99 Wallboard installation (only to be assigned by the drywall specialist)
Applies to drywall contractors who consider themselves to be independent contractors, have no employees, and have not elected owner coverage for themselves.
The purpose of assigning this classification is to allow the independent contractor the opportunity to be checked for account in good standing for prime contractor liability.
Special note: Any contractor who hires employees or elects owner coverage is required to report in the applicable construction classification.
[WSR 07-01-014, recodified as § 296-17A-0550, filed 12/8/06, effective 12/8/06. Statutory Authority: 2004 c 243, RCW 51.04.020 and 51.16.035. WSR 04-20-023, § 296-17-52150, filed 9/28/04, effective 11/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020, 51.16.035, 51.32.073. WSR 02-09-093, § 296-17-52150, filed 4/17/02, effective 7/1/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035. WSR 01-23-059, § 296-17-52150, filed 11/20/01, effective 1/1/02.]
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