SIC CODES

List of SIC Codes and their Activities for "work"

List of SIC Codes and Activities that contain the word work in their name or description

work, SIC Activities

There are 30 Economic Activities in all levels that containg the word "WORK" in their name or detailed description. Have you that what you are searching for?

  • Class 1313
    Finishing of textiles
    This class includes:
    ~ bleaching and dyeing of textile fibres, yarns, fabrics and textile articles, including wearing apparel
    ~ dressing, drying, steaming, shrinking, mending, Sanforizing, mercerizing of textiles and textile articles, including wearing apparel

    This class also includes:
    ~ bleaching of jeans
    ~ pleating and similar WORK on textiles
    ~ waterproofing, coating, rubberizing or impregnating of garments

  • Class 1410
    Manufacture of wearing apparel, except fur apparel
    This class includes the manufacture of wearing apparel. The material used may be of any kind (see below for exceptions) and may be coated, impregnated or rubberized.

    This class includes:
    ~ manufacture of wearing apparel made of leather or composition leather, including leather industrial WORK accessories such as welder's leather aprons
    ~ manufacture of WORK wear
    ~ manufacture of other outerwear made of woven, knitted or crocheted fabric, non-wovens etc. for men, women and children:
    ~ coats, suits, ensembles, jackets, trousers, skirts etc.
    ~ manufacture of underwear and nightwear made of woven, knitted or crocheted fabric, lace etc. for men, women and children:
    ~ shirts, T-shirts, underpants, briefs, pyjamas, nightdresses, dressing gowns, blouses, slips, brassieres, corsets etc.
    ~ manufacture of babies' garments, tracksuits, ski suits, swimwear etc.
    ~ manufacture of hats and caps
    ~ manufacture of other clothing accessories: gloves, belts, shawls, ties, cravats, hairnets etc.

    This class also includes:
    ~ custom tailoring
    ~ manufacture of headgear of fur skins
    ~ manufacture of footwear of textile material without applied soles
    ~ manufacture of parts of the products listed

  • Class 7820
    Temporary employment agency activities
    This class includes:
    ~ supplying workers to clients' businesses for limited periods of time to temporarily replace or supplement the working force of the client, where the individuals provided are employees of the temporary help service unit

    Units classified here do not provide direct supervision of their employees at the clients' WORK sites.

  • Class 8430
    Compulsory social security activities
    This class includes:
    ~ funding and administration of government-provided social security programmes:
    ~ sickness, WORK,accident and unemployment insurance
    ~ retirement pensions
    ~ programmes covering losses of income due to maternity, temporary disablement, widowhood etc.


  • Class 1812
    Service activities related to printing
    This class includes:
    ~ binding of printed sheets, e.g. into books, brochures, magazines, catalogues etc., by folding, assembling, stitching, glueing, collating, basting, adhesive binding, trimming, gold stamping
    ~ composition, typesetting, phototypesetting, pre-press data input including scanning and optical character recognition, electronic make-up
    ~ plate-making services including imagesetting and plate-setting (for the printing processes letterpress and offset)
    ~ engraving or etching of cylinders for gravure
    ~ plate processes direct to plate (also photopolymer plates)
    ~ preparation of plates and dies for relief stamping or printing
    ~ production of proofs
    ~ artistic WORK including preparation of litho stones and prepared woodblocks
    ~ production of reprographic products
    ~ design of printing products e.g. sketches, layouts, dummies etc.
    ~ other graphic activities such as die-sinking or die-stamping, Braille copying, punching and drilling, embossing, varnishing and laminating, collating and insetting, creasing

  • Class 2822
    Manufacture of metal-forming machinery and machine tools
    This class includes:
    ~ manufacture of machine tools for working metals and other materials (wood, bone, stone, hard rubber, hard plastics, cold glass etc.), including those using a laser beam, ultrasonic waves, plasma arc, magnetic pulse etc.
    ~ manufacture of machine tools for turning, drilling, milling, shaping, planing, boring, grinding etc.
    ~ manufacture of stamping or pressing machine tools
    ~ manufacture of punch presses, hydraulic presses, hydraulic brakes, drop hammers, forging machines etc.
    ~ manufacture of draw-benches, thread rollers or machines for working wires
    ~ manufacture of stationary machines for nailing, stapling, glueing or otherwise assembling wood, cork, bone, hard rubber or plastics etc.
    ~ manufacture of stationary rotary or rotary percussion drills, filing machines, riveters, sheet metal cutters etc.
    ~ manufacture of presses for the manufacture of particle board and the like
    ~ manufacture of electroplating machinery

    This class also includes:
    ~ manufacture of parts and accessories for the machine tools listed above: WORK holders, dividing heads and other special attachments for machine tools

  • Class 4210
    Construction of roads and railways
    This class includes:
    ~ construction of motorways, streets, roads, other vehicular and pedestrian ways
    ~ surface WORK on streets, roads, highways, bridges or tunnels:
    ~ asphalt paving of roads
    ~ road painting and other marking
    ~ installation of crash barriers, traffic signs and the like
    ~ construction of bridges, including those for elevated highways
    ~ construction of tunnels
    ~ construction of railways and subways
    ~ construction of airfield runways

  • Class 4290
    Construction of other civil engineering projects
    This class includes:
    ~ construction of industrial facilities, except buildings, such as:
    ~ refineries
    ~ chemical plants
    ~ construction of:
    ~ waterways, harbour and river works, pleasure ports (marinas), locks, etc.
    ~ dams and dykes
    ~ dredging of waterways
    ~ construction WORK, other than buildings, such as:
    ~ outdoor sports facilities

    This class also includes:
    ~ land subdivision with land improvement (e.g. adding of roads, utility infrastructure etc.)

  • Class 4322
    Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation
    This class includes the installation of plumbing, heating and air-conditioning systems, including additions, alterations, maintenance and repair.

    This class includes:
    ~ installation in buildings or other construction projects of:
    ~ heating systems (electric, gas and oil)
    ~ furnaces, cooling towers
    ~ non-electric solar energy collectors
    ~ plumbing and sanitary equipment
    ~ ventilation, refrigeration or air-conditioning equipment and ducts
    ~ gas fittings
    ~ steam piping
    ~ fire sprinkler systems
    ~ lawn sprinkler systems
    ~ duct WORK installation

  • Class 4330
    Building completion and finishing
    This class includes:
    ~ application in buildings or other construction projects of interior and exterior plaster or stucco, including related lathing materials
    ~ installation of doors (except automated and revolving), windows, door and window frames, of wood or other materials
    ~ installation of fitted kitchens, staircases, shop fittings and the like
    ~ installation of furniture
    ~ interior completion such as ceilings, wooden wall coverings, movable partitions, etc.
    ~ laying, tiling, hanging or fitting in buildings or other construction projects of:
    ~ ceramic, concrete or cut stone wall or floor tiles, ceramic stove fitting
    ~ parquet and other wooden floor coverings
    ~ carpets and linoleum floor coverings, including of rubber or plastic
    ~ terrazzo, marble, granite or slate floor or wall coverings
    ~ wallpaper
    ~ interior and exterior painting of buildings
    ~ painting of civil engineering structures
    ~ installation of glass, mirrors, etc.
    ~ cleaning of new buildings after construction
    ~ other building completion WORK n.e.c.

    This class also includes:
    ~ interior installation of shops, mobile homes, boats etc.


  • Class 4390
    Other specialized construction activities
    This class includes:
    ~ construction activities specializing in one aspect common to different kind of structures, requiring specialized skill or equipment:
    ~ construction of foundations, including pile driving
    ~ damp proofing and water proofing works
    ~ de-humidification of buildings
    ~ shaft sinking
    ~ erection of non-self-manufactured steel elements
    ~ steel bending
    ~ bricklaying and stone setting
    ~ roof covering for residential buildings
    ~ scaffolds and WORK platform erecting and dismantling, excluding renting of scaffolds and WORK platforms
    ~ erection of chimneys and industrial ovens
    ~ WORK with specialist access requirements necessitating climbing skills and the use of related equipment, e.g. working at height on tall structures
    ~ subsurface work
    ~ construction of outdoor swimming pools
    ~ steam cleaning, sand blasting and similar activities for building exteriors
    ~ renting of cranes with operator

  • Class 7730
    Renting and leasing of other machinery, equipment and tangible goods
    This class includes:
    ~ renting and operational leasing, without operator, of other machinery and equipment that are generally used as capital goods by industries:
    ~ engines and turbines
    ~ machine tools
    ~ mining and oilfield equipment
    ~ professional radio, television and communication equipment
    ~ motion picture production equipment
    ~ measuring and controlling equipment
    ~ other scientific, commercial and industrial machinery
    ~ renting and operational leasing of land-transport equipment (other than motor vehicles) without drivers:
    ~ motorcycles, caravans and campers etc.
    ~ railroad vehicles
    ~ renting and operational leasing of water-transport equipment without operator:
    ~ commercial boats and ships
    ~ renting and operational leasing of air transport equipment without operator:
    ~ airplanes
    ~ hot-air balloons
    ~ renting and operational leasing of agricultural and forestry machinery and equipment without operator:
    ~ renting of products produced by class 2821, such as agricultural tractors etc.
    ~ renting and operational leasing of construction and civil-engineering machinery and equipment without operator:
    ~ crane lorries
    ~ scaffolds and WORK platforms, without erection and dismantling
    ~ renting and operational leasing of office machinery and equipment without operator:
    ~ computers and computer peripheral equipment
    ~ duplicating machines, typewriters and word-processing machines
    ~ accounting machinery and equipment: cash registers, electronic calculators etc.
    ~ office furniture

    This class also includes:
    ~ renting of accommodation or office containers
    ~ renting of containers
    ~ renting of pallets
    ~ renting of animals (e.g. herds, race horses)

  • Class 8690
    Other human health activities
    This class includes:
    ~ activities for human health not performed by hospitals or by medical doctors or dentists:
    ~ activities of nurses, midwives, physiotherapists or other paramedical practitioners in the field of optometry, hydrotherapy, medical massage, occupational therapy, speech therapy, chiropody, homeopathy, chiropractice, acupuncture etc.
    These activities may be carried out in health clinics such as those attached to firms, schools, homes for the aged, labour organizations and fraternal organizations and in residential health facilities other than hospitals, as well as in own consulting rooms, patients' homes or elsewhere. These activities do not involve medical treatment.

    This class also includes:
    ~ activities of dental paramedical personnel such as dental therapists, school dental nurses and dental hygienists, who may WORK remote from, but are periodically supervised by, the dentist
    ~ activities of medical laboratories such as:
    ~ X-ray laboratories and other diagnostic imaging centres
    ~ blood analysis laboratories
    ~ activities of blood banks, sperm banks, transplant organ banks etc.
    ~ ambulance transport of patients by any mode of transport including airplanes. These services are often provided during a medical emergency.

  • Class 8810
    Social WORK activities without accommodation for the elderly and disabled
    This class includes:
    ~ social, counselling, welfare, referral and similar services which are aimed at the elderly and disabled in their homes or elsewhere and carried out by public or by private organizations, national or local self-help organizations and by specialists providing counselling services:
    ~ visiting of the elderly and disabled
    ~ day-care activities for the elderly or for handicapped adults
    ~ vocational rehabilitation and habilitation activities for disabled persons provided that the education component is limited

  • Class 8890
    Other social WORK activities without accommodation
    This class includes:
    ~ social, counselling, welfare, refugee, referral and similar services which are delivered to individuals and families in their homes or elsewhere and carried out by public or by private organizations, disaster relief organizations and national or local self-help organizations and by specialists providing counselling services:
    ~ welfare and guidance activities for children and adolescents
    ~ adoption activities, activities for the prevention of cruelty to children and others
    ~ household budget counselling, marriage and family guidance, credit and debt counselling services
    ~ community and neighbourhood activities
    ~ activities for disaster victims, refugees, immigrants etc., including temporary or extended shelter for them
    ~ vocational rehabilitation and habilitation activities for unemployed persons provided that the education component is limited
    ~ eligibility determination in connection with welfare aid, rent supplements or food stamps
    ~ child day-care activities, including for handicapped children
    ~ day facilities for the homeless and other socially weak groups
    ~ charitable activities like fund-raising or other supporting activities aimed at social work

  • Class 9420
    Activities of trade unions
    This class includes:
    ~ promoting of the interests of organized labor and union employees

    This class also includes:
    ~ activities of associations whose members are employees interested chiefly in the representation of their views concerning the salary and WORK situation, and in concerted action through organization
    ~ activities of single plant unions, of unions composed of affiliated branches and of labour organizations composed of affiliated unions on the basis of trade, region, organizational structure or other criteria

  • Class 9601
    Washing and (dry-) cleaning of textile and fur products
    This class includes:
    ~ laundering and dry-cleaning, pressing etc., of all kinds of clothing (including fur) and textiles, provided by mechanical equipment, by hand or by self-service coin-operated machines, whether for the general public or for industrial or commercial clients
    ~ laundry collection and delivery
    ~ carpet and rug shampooing and drapery and curtain cleaning, whether on clients' premises or not
    ~ provision of linens, WORK uniforms and related items by laundries
    ~ diaper supply services

    This class also includes:
    ~ repair and minor alteration of garments or other textile articles when done in connection with cleaning

  • Group 881
    Social WORK activities without accommodation for the elderly and disabled
    See class 8810.

  • Group 889
    Other social WORK activities without accommodation
    See class 8890.
  • Group 331
    Repair of fabricated metal products, machinery and equipment
    This group includes the specialized repair of goods produced in the manufacturing sector with the aim to restore these metal products, machinery, equipment and other products to working order. The provision of general or routine maintenance (i.e. servicing) on such products to ensure they WORK efficiently and to prevent breakdown and unnecessary repairs is included.
  • Division 14
    Manufacture of wearing apparel
    This division includes all tailoring (ready-to-wear or made-to-measure), in all materials (e.g. leather, fabric, knitted and crocheted fabrics etc.), of all items of clothing (e.g. outerwear, underwear for men, women or children; WORK, city or casual clothing etc.) and accessories. There is no distinction made between clothing for adults and clothing for children, or between modern and traditional clothing. Division 14 also includes the fur industry (fur skins and wearing apparel).
  • Division 88
    Social WORK activities without accommodation
    This division includes the provision of a variety of social assistance services directly to clients. The activities in this division do not include accommodation services, except on a temporary basis.
  • Division 25
    Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
    This division includes the manufacture of pure metal products (such as parts, containers and structures), usually with a static, immovable function, as opposed to the following divisions 26-30, which cover the manufacture of combinations or assemblies of such metal products (sometimes with other materials) into more complex units that, unless they are purely electrical, electronic or optical, WORK with moving parts.
    The manufacture of weapons and ammunition is also included in this division.

    This division excludes specialized repair and maintenance activities (see group 331) and the specialized installation of manufactured goods produced in this division in buildings, such as central heating boilers (see 4322).

  • Division 33
    Repair and installation of machinery and equipment
    This division includes the specialized repair of goods produced in the manufacturing sector with the aim to restore machinery, equipment and other products to working order. The provision of general or routine maintenance (i.e. servicing) on such products to ensure they WORK efficiently and to prevent breakdown and unnecessary repairs is included.

    This division does only include specialized repair and maintenance activities. A substantial amount of repair is also done by manufacturers of machinery, equipment and other goods, in which case the classification of units engaged in these repair and manufacturing activities is done according to the value-added principle which would often assign these combined activities to the manufacture of the good. The same principle is applied for combined trade and repair.

    The rebuilding or remanufacturing of machinery and equipment is considered a manufacturing activity and included in other divisions of this section.

    Repair and maintenance of goods that are utilized as capital goods as well as consumer goods is typically classified as repair and maintenance of household goods (e.g. office and household furniture repair, see 9524).

    Also included in this division is the specialized installation of machinery. However, the installation of equipment that forms an integral part of buildings or similar structures, such as installation of electrical wiring, installation of escalators or installation of air-conditioning systems, is classified as construction.

    This division excludes the cleaning of industrial machinery (see class 8129) and the repair and maintenance of computers, communications equipment and household goods (see division 95).

  • Division 41
    Construction of buildings
    This division includes general construction of buildings of all kinds. It includes new WORK, repair, additions and alterations, the erection of pre-fabricated buildings or structures on the site and also construction of temporary nature.

    Included is the construction of entire dwellings, office buildings, stores and other public and utility buildings, farm buildings, etc.

  • Division 42
    Civil engineering
    This division includes general construction for civil engineering objects. It includes new WORK, repair, additions and alterations, the erection of pre-fabricated structures on the site and also construction of temporary nature.

    Included is the construction of heavy constructions such as motorways, streets, bridges, tunnels, railways, airfields, harbours and other water projects, irrigation systems, sewerage systems, industrial facilities, pipelines and electric lines, outdoor sports facilities, etc. This WORK can be carried out on own account or on a fee or contract basis. Portions of the WORK and sometimes even the whole practical WORK can be subcontracted out.

  • Division 43
    Specialized construction activities
    This division includes specialized construction activities (special trades), i.e. the construction of parts of buildings and civil engineering works without responsibility for the entire project. These activities are usually specialized in one aspect common to different structures, requiring specialized skills or equipment, such as pile driving, foundation WORK, carcass WORK, concrete WORK, brick laying, stone setting, scaffolding, roof covering, etc. The erection of steel structures is included, provided that the parts are not produced by the same unit. Specialized construction activities are mostly carried out under subcontract, but especially in repair construction it is done directly for the owner of the property.

    Also included are building finishing and building completion activities.

    Included is the installation of all kind of utilities that make the construction function as such. These activities are usually performed at the site of the construction, although parts of the job may be carried out in a special shop. Included are activities such as plumbing, installation of heating and air-conditioning systems, antennas, alarm systems and other electrical WORK, sprinkler systems, elevators and escalators, etc. Also included are insulation WORK (water, heat, sound), sheet metal WORK, commercial refrigerating WORK, the installation of illumination and signalling systems for roads, railways, airports, harbours, etc. Also included is the repair of the same type as the above-mentioned activities.

    Building completion activities encompass activities that contribute to the completion or finishing of a construction such as glazing, plastering, painting, floor and wall tiling or covering with other materials like parquet, carpets, wallpaper, etc., floor sanding, finish carpentry, acoustical WORK, cleaning of the exterior, etc. Also included is the repair of the same type as the above-mentioned activities.

    The renting of construction equipment with operator is classified with the associated construction activity.

  • Division 72
    Scientific research and development
    This division includes the activities of three types of research and development: 1) basic research: experimental or theoretical WORK undertaken primarily to acquire new knowledge of the underlying foundations of phenomena and observable facts, without particular application or use in view, 2) applied research: original investigation undertaken in order to acquire new knowledge, directed primarily towards a specific practical aim or objective and 3) experimental development: systematic WORK, drawing on existing knowledge gained from research and/or practical experience, directed to producing new materials, products and devices, to installing new processes, systems and services, and to improving substantially those already produced or installed.

    Research and experimental development activities in this division are subdivided into two categories: natural sciences and engineering; social sciences and the humanities.

    This division excludes market research (see class 7320).

  • Section F
    Construction
    This section includes general construction and specialized construction activities for buildings and civil engineering works. It includes new WORK, repair, additions and alterations, the erection of prefabricated buildings or structures on the site and also construction of a temporary nature.

    General construction is the construction of entire dwellings, office buildings, stores and other public and utility buildings, farm buildings etc., or the construction of civil engineering works such as motorways, streets, bridges, tunnels, railways, airfields, harbours and other water projects, irrigation systems, sewerage systems, industrial facilities, pipelines and electric lines, sports facilities etc.

    This WORK can be carried out on own account or on a fee or contract basis. Portions of the WORK and sometimes even the whole practical WORK can be subcontracted out. A unit that carries the overall responsibility for a construction project is classified here.

    Also included is the repair of buildings and engineering works.

    This section includes the complete construction of buildings (division 41), the complete construction of civil engineering works (division 42), as well as specialized construction activities, if carried out only as a part of the construction process (division 43).

    The renting of construction equipment with operator is classified with the specific construction activity carried out with this equipment.

    This section also includes the development of building projects for buildings or civil engineering works by bringing together financial, technical and physical means to realize the construction projects for later sale. If these activities are carried out not for later sale of the construction projects, but for their operation (e.g. renting of space in these buildings, manufacturing activities in these plants), the unit would not be classified here, but according to its operational activity, i.e. real estate, manufacturing etc.

  • Section Q
    Human health and social WORK activities
    This section includes the provision of health and social WORK activities. Activities include a wide range of activities, starting from health care provided by trained medical professionals in hospitals and other facilities, over residential care activities that still involve a degree of health care activities to social WORK activities without any involvement of health care professionals.