Class Code: 8031

Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:

Code 8031 applies to stores engaged in retail selling of fresh and cured meats, fish or poultry. When such stores also sell groceries, fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products, or frozen foods, refer below to Item 1 in “Operations Not Covered.”

This classification also applies to the freezing and storing of meats, fruits or vegetables as a service for private individuals (Wisconsin: refer to No. 4 below). Prior to storage in lockers, food may be prepared by cutting, slicing, grinding, or chopping according to a customer’s specifications.

OPERATIONS NOT COVERED:

   
1.    If a store sells meat, fish or poultry as well as other items such as groceries or vegetables, and the insured’s records show that the cost of fresh and cured meats, fish or poultry did not exceed 65% of the total cost of all merchandise purchased by the insured during the policy period, such a store shall be assigned to Code 8033—Meat, Grocery and Provision Stores Retail.
2.    If a meat store under Code 8031 has separate employees engaged exclusively in making sausage, frankfurters, or bologna, such operations shall be assigned to Code 2095—Meat Products Mfg. (Wisconsin: refer to bureau).
3.    Slaughtering operations shall be assigned to Code 2081—Slaughtering.
4.    Freezing and storing of meats, fruits or vegetables for other than private individuals shall be assigned to Code 8291—Storage Warehouses Cold (Wisconsin: Code 8031).

 

Note:  Refer to Note listed under Code 8001 for underwriting guidelines that are applicable to stores and dealers.

State Addendum
Massachusetts Refer to Note listed under Code 8001 for the approved interpretations applicable to stores and dealers.

Rate per $100. of Renumeration: $ 1.87

Construction Exemption Required: No