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WAC 296-17A-3702

Classification 3702.

Beverage manufacturing, wine making, distilleries, breweries, malt houses, bottling, and yeast manufacturing
Applies to all types of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverage manufacturing and bottling operations.
Beverage manufacturing and bottling includes the following operations:
• Blending of water, concentrates, juices, syrups, other consumables, and preservatives;
• Carbonating beverages;
• Crushing and mixing of ingredients;
• Cooking liquid mixtures containing grains, vegetables, fruit, herbs, and other natural or artificial ingredients;
• Distilling alcohol;
• Extracting juice;
• Fermenting;
• Filling bottles, cans, kegs, or other containers;
• Filtering;
• Labeling;
• Manufacturing yeast;
• Operating gift shops at manufacturing location;
• Pasteurizing;
• Sanitizing bottles, cans, or other containers.
Classification 3702 also includes incidental:
• Tasting rooms at the same location as the manufacturing site;
• Tours of facilities and premises.
Classification 3702 excludes:
• Worker hours engaged in vineyard operations, which are reported separately in classification 4813-00;
• Worker hours engaged in tasting room operations at a separate location away from the manufacturing site, which are reported separately in classification 6403-07;
• Worker hours engaged in full service restaurant operations, which are reported separately in classification 3905;
• Manufacturers exclusively manufacturing and bottling dairy beverages, which are classified in 3902-28;
• Manufacturers exclusively manufacturing and bottling fruit juices, which are classified in 3902-02.
Note:
If records are not maintained for dividing worker hours between classifications, you must report these hours in the highest rated classification as described in WAC 296-17-31017(4).
For administrative purposes, classification 3702 is divided into the following subclassifications:
3702-01 Breweries, malt houses, and yeast manufacturing
3702-03 Bottling and manufacturing beverages, N.O.C.
3702-05 Wine making and liquor distillation
[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020 and 51.16.035. WSR 16-14-085, § 296-17A-3702, filed 7/5/16, effective 1/1/17; WSR 14-17-085, § 296-17A-3702, filed 8/19/14, effective 9/19/14. WSR 07-01-014, recodified as § 296-17A-3702, filed 12/8/06, effective 12/8/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035. WSR 98-18-042, § 296-17-600, filed 8/28/98, effective 10/1/98; WSR 87-12-032 (Order 87-12), § 296-17-600, filed 5/29/87, effective 7/1/87; WSR 85-24-032 (Order 85-33), § 296-17-600, filed 11/27/85, effective 1/1/86; WSR 83-24-017 (Order 83-36), § 296-17-600, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; Order 73-22, § 296-17-600, filed 11/9/73, effective 1/1/74.]
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