NYS Workmens Comp Rate for Code 6204 up 22.3% in 2011
Description: Code 6204 classification covers all types of drilling except drilling related to oil or gas wells or drilling in underground mines. This code applies to specialist contractors engaged in drilling work provided such operations are not otherwise classified (NOC). Drilling can be water well drilling including the installation of site machinery; exploratory core drilling to determine the characteristics of ground strata; drilling of holes in rock for shot holes; drilling of holes for lag bolts to anchor sills of buildings; directional drilling; and drilling of holes in concrete or masonry walls, floors, etc. within buildings when performed by specialist drillers. This code does not cover those engaged in blasting operations who will also drill holes into which the explosives are placed.
Materials Used: include earth auger drills, jackhammers, drilling rigs and bits will vary depending upon the terrain or material to be drilled, the type of drilling and the depth and size of the holes to be drilled.
Pricing: Solid companies with a good loss history can obtain better than average pricing on NYS Workers compensation rates.