Class Code: 6325

Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:

Code 6325 is an all-inclusive classification and is intended to apply to an entire job, i.e., the erection of railway signal systems and/or highway guard-crossing systems. Operations such as the digging of a trench, laying of conduit, backfilling and concrete or masonry work are examples of the work contemplated by Code 6325. The same procedure is applicable to the installation of traffic signals, “auto-stops” and ornamental street lights. Cable laying by specialist contractors employing automatic equipment, which in one operation opens the trench, lays the cable and backfills, is also assigned to Code 6325.

Refer to Code 7600 for companies that perform installation of some or all of the following:

   
•    Main coaxial cable—Overhead only.
•    Main coaxial cable—Underground only. Cable is laid manually.
•    Main coaxial cable—Both underground and overhead. Underground cable laid manually.

The term “coaxial cable” used above refers to that line which runs from a receiving dish or tower into a general area. This type of line is also known as a “trunk line.”

Distribution lines are lines which run from a trunk line into a particular street. These lines are considered part of the main coaxial cable for classification purposes.

Please refer to Code 5403 for extra-territorial premium determination guidelines that may be applicable to insureds that have operations outside their headquarters’ state.

State Addendum
Massachusetts The following table indicates the proper classification for different types of businesses performing low voltage cable installation for communication purposes.

Nature of Installation Television
Cable Co.
Telephone Co. Specialist Contractor
Main coaxial cable—Overhead only. 7601 7600 7601
Main coaxial cable—Underground only. Cable is laid manually. 7601 7600 7601
Main coaxial cable—Underground only. Cable is laid with automatic equipment. 6325 7600 6325
Main coaxial cable—Both underground and overhead. Underground cable laid manually. 7601 7600 7601
Main coaxial cable—Both underground and overhead. Underground cable laid with automatic equipment. 6325/7601* 7600 6325/7601*
Extension 7600 7600 7600
Line Maintenance 7600 7600 7600
Service Connection 7600 7600 7600

* Code 7601 and Code 6325 may be assigned to the same insured on the same policy simultaneously for a contractor who performs both above and below ground cable installation if the contractor utilizes automatic equipment to install the underground cable. Considering the self-contained nature of the automatic underground cable laying operation, each type of cable installation is viewed as a separate job or location.

Refer to Codes 6325, 7600 or 7601 for low voltage communication cable installations conducted by specialist contractors.

State Addendum

Oregon The reference to Code 7600 main coaxial cable operations in the Scope does not apply in Oregon.

Rate per $100. of Renumeration: $ 4.05

Construction Exemption Required: Yes