NAICS Code 238190

NAICS 238190

NAICS Code 238190 – Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors

Definition of NAICS Code 238190: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in building foundation and structure trades work (except poured concrete, structural steel, precast concrete, framing, masonry, glass, glazing, roofing, and siding). The work performed may include new work, additions, alterations, maintenance, and repairs.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 238190

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Curtain wall, metal, installation
  • Forms for poured concrete, erecting, and dismantling
  • Decorative steel and wrought iron work installation
  • Ornamental metal work installation
  • Fire escape installation
  • Welding, on site, contractors

Cross Reference Guide for Code 238190

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Poured concrete foundation and structure work–are classified in Industry NAICS 238110, Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors;
  • Installation of structural steel or precast concrete building components–are classified in Industry NAICS 238120, Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors;
  • Framing buildings–are classified in Industry NAICS 238130, Framing Contractors;
  • Masonry work–are classified in Industry NAICS 238140, Masonry Contractors;
  • Glass and glazing work–are classified in Industry NAICS 238150, Glass and Glazing Contractors;
  • Installing or repairing roofs–are classified in Industry NAICS 238160, Roofing Contractors;
  • Installing siding–are classified in Industry NAICS 238170, Siding Contractors; and
  • Fireproofing buildings–are classified in Industry NAICS 238310, Drywall and Insulation Contractors.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 238190

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Awning installation
  • Balcony, metal, installation
  • Cathodic protection, installation
  • Concrete form contractors
  • Curtain wall, metal, installation
  • Deck and grate (except roof), metal, installation
  • Decorative steel and wrought iron work installation
  • Epoxy application contractors
  • Erection and dismantling, poured concrete form
  • Falsework construction
  • Fire escape installation
  • Forming contractor
  • Forms for poured concrete, erecting and dismantling
  • Metal furring contractors
  • Ornamental metal work installation
  • Shutter installation
  • Stairway, metal, installation
  • Store front, metal or metal frame, installation
  • Urethane slabjacking contractors
  • Urethane soil stabilization contractors
  • Welding, on site, contractors
Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 238190

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 5213, 5535, 5040NAICS 238190
  • CA WC: 5213, 5538, 5040, 5538
  • DE WC: 651, 653, 654, 655
  • PA WC: 651, 653, 654, 655
  • MI WC: 5040, 5213, 5538, 5459
  • NJ WC: 5538, 5459, 5040
  • NY WC: 5538, 9025, 5213, 5040, 5538
  • WY WC: 238190
  • GL: 99709, 91523, 98640, 97651, 98884
  • SIC: 1791, 1796, 1799

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 238190 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 23: Construction
  • Subsector 238: Specialty Trade Contractors
  • Industry Group 2381: Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
  • Industry 23819: Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 238190: Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
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