Class Code: 0050
Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:
Code 0050 applies to contractors who rent agricultural machinery and operate such equipment at their customers’ locations. The operations involve planting, cultivating, fertilizing, baling and harvesting using plows, fertilizer spreaders, combines, reapers, pickers, portable hay balers, and feed mills.
The application of anhydrous ammonia to soil by contractors is also included in Code 0050, as is its injection into the soil of farm acreage under cultivation. Additional operations assigned to this code include corn shelling or feed manufacturing when performed using portable devices at the customer’s farm location.
Code 0050 is assigned to contractors who spray to control insects that cause damage to crops. Code 0050 does not apply to insect control involving the use of poisonous gases in connection with tent fumigation, wherein a structure is covered with canvas and gases are pumped into the structure. Code 4828 is assigned to this exposure.
Please refer to Code 5403 for extra-territorial premium determination guidelines that apply to insureds that have operations outside their headquarters’ state.
CROSS-REF. BRUSH OR WEED CONTROL BY CONTRACTOR—CHEMICAL & DRIVERS
For existing right-of-ways—electric, power, telephone, burglar, or fire alarm lines.
Code 0050 includes brush or weed control using chemicals dispensed from portable or mechanical ground spraying equipment on existing right-of-ways when this work is performed in connection with clearing right-of-ways for electric or power lines, telephone or telegraph lines, and burglar or fire alarm lines.
CROSS-REF. HAY BALING & DRIVERS