Class Code: 6884

Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:

This classification is assigned to insureds engaged in the cleaning, scaling and painting of ships and ship hulls. The operations contemplated include cleaning and scaling by means of sandblasting, water blasting and hand-chipping. Also included within the scope of this classification is the general cleaning, scaling and painting of deck superstructures, lifeboats, decks, smokestacks, cargo holds, water tanks, fuel tanks, etc. The classification applies to operations performed in dry docks or while the vessel is in the water. The painting of staterooms, public rooms, galleys, crew quarters, and work areas would be assigned to Code 5474, provided separate payroll records are maintained in accordance with Basic Manual rules. If coverage under the USL&HW act is afforded, the Longshore percentage would be applied to the rate for Code 5474.

The supplementary disease rate for Code 0059—Abrasive or Sandblasting would also apply to the payroll of employees exposed to such hazards. Refer to Manual Supplement—Treatment of Disease Coverage.


See also Code 6874F—U.S. Act—this code has the same phraseology (N/A MA); Ship Scaling—Coverage Under State Act Only (N/A MA).

Rate per $100. of Renumeration: $ 2.29

Construction Exemption Required: No