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WAC 296-17A-6409

Classification 6409.

6409-00 Dealers: Service/repair garages, machinery, equipment, N.O.C.
Applies to establishments engaged in the sale, lease, rental, service, and/or repair of new or used machinery and equipment not covered by another classification (N.O.C.). For purposes of this classification the terms machinery or equipment include, but are not limited to:
• Semi-trucks;
• Diesel tractors;
• Buses;
• Construction equipment;
• Concrete barriers and other flagging equipment used in construction projects;
• Logging equipment;
• Transportation equipment;
• Freight hauling equipment;
• Well drilling equipment;
• Power generators; and
• Industrial or manufacturing machinery.
Operations of dealers include, but are not limited to, the sale, lease, rental, demonstration, service, or repair of their equipment, either on their premises or at the customer's site, and delivery to customer. The variety of merchandise carried by a machinery and equipment dealer varies with the needs of the geographical area and may be displayed in inside showrooms and/or outside yards. Operations of service centers include diagnostic services, all phases of mechanical service such as, but not limited to, tuning, overhauling and/or rebuilding engines, motors, or transmissions, resurfacing heads, repairing carburetors or fuel injection systems and grinding valves or brakes on equipment or machinery owned by others. In addition to parts for the machinery and equipment, establishments in this classification may carry some automobile parts, hardware items, and supplies such as oil, filters, and belts. This classification includes:
• Lot sales and lot personnel;
• Service managers and employees;
• Parts department employees who have exposure to the service/repair shop or duties related to the sale of machinery/equipment;
• Towing service for in-shop repairs;
• Regional sales and/or service representatives who provide factory service or training to local dealers and other customers; and
• The rental and installation of temporary fences.
Parts department employees who are not exposed to any hazards of the service/repair shop or have no duties related to the sale of machinery/equipment may be reported separately in classification 6309. Sales employees with no exposure to machinery and who meet the criteria of WAC 296-17-31018 Exception classifications, may be reported in 6303.
This classification excludes:
• Farm machinery and equipment dealers who are to be reported separately in classification 6408;
• Store operations of dairy equipment and supply dealers which is to be reported separately in classification 6407;
• The installation of industrial plant equipment which is to be reported separately in classification 0603;
• The installation, service, or repair of dairy machinery or equipment which is to be reported separately in classification 0603;
• All field installation, service, or repair work of wind machine dealers which is to be reported separately in classification 0603; and
• The manufacture or structural repair of heavy machinery or equipment which is to be reported separately in classification 5109.
Special note: Care needs to be taken when considering the assignment of classification 6309 for the sale of parts. Most businesses assigned to classification 6409-00 have an inventory of parts or accessories which they use in the service or repair of machinery or equipment, or maintain as a convenience to their customers. Only those businesses that maintain a complete line of replacement parts that is physically separated from the service/repair shop should be considered for classification 6309.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020 and 51.16.035. WSR 16-11-082, § 296-17A-6409, filed 5/17/16, effective 7/1/16; WSR 14-17-085, § 296-17A-6409, filed 8/19/14, effective 9/19/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035 and 51.16.100. WSR 07-12-047, § 296-17A-6409, filed 5/31/07, effective 7/1/07. WSR 07-01-014, recodified as § 296-17A-6409, filed 12/8/06, effective 12/8/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035, 51.16.100. WSR 06-12-075, § 296-17-713, filed 6/6/06, effective 7/7/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035, 51.04.020. WSR 00-14-052, § 296-17-713, filed 7/1/00, effective 7/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035. WSR 99-18-068, § 296-17-713, filed 8/31/99, effective 10/1/99; WSR 98-18-042, § 296-17-713, filed 8/28/98, effective 10/1/98; WSR 85-24-032 (Order 85-33), § 296-17-713, filed 11/27/85, effective 1/1/86; WSR 83-24-017 (Order 83-36), § 296-17-713, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; WSR 80-17-016 (Order 80-23), § 296-17-713, filed 11/13/80, effective 1/1/81; Order 74-40, § 296-17-713, filed 11/27/74, effective 1/1/75; Order 73-22, § 296-17-713, filed 11/9/73, effective 1/1/74.]
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