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COMMUNICATIONS CABLING — within buildings — shop and outside


This classification applies to the installation of low voltage cable for voice or data transmission and fiber optic and low voltage wire splicing performed within buildings, utility vaults or boxes.

Classification 5195 does not apply when the low voltage cable is installed in connection with, or incidental to, the installation of equipment or systems, including but not limited to telephone systems, computers or computer systems, cable television systems and sound or alarm systems, by the same contractor. In such cases, all operations shall be assigned to the appropriate installation classification.

The installation of underground cabling shall be classified as 6325, Conduit Construction.

The installation of aerial cabling shall be classified as 7601, Aerial Line Construction.

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COMMUNICATIONS CABLING — within buildings — shop and outside

This classification shall apply to those concerns engaged in the installation of low-voltage cable for voice or data transmission.

Industry Group/Related Classifications:
Construction and Erection

USRP, Part 3, Section IV, Rule 2, Construction or Erection Work
USRP, Appendix I, Construction and Erection Classifications

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