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IRMI Responds To NCCI Classification Code Changes With New Edition of Classification Cross-Reference

Dallas, TX, October 4, 2002International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), has released the eleventh edition of its Classification Cross-Reference book. The new edition responds to recent significant workers compensation classification code changes, as well as substantial revisions in the la (2002) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The Classification Cross-Reference (11th Ed.), provides a compilation and mapping of 11 different databases that allows the user to start with one known piece of classification information—alphabetical or numerical—from any one of the databases represented in the tables and immediately find corresponding information from all the other databases, all in one location.

"With recent workers compensation classification code changes, coupled with the recent substantial revisions in the North American Industry Classification System, we felt a new edition of the IRMI Classification Cross-Reference was warranted to help the industry avoid serious classification errors. It also presents the perfect opportunity for IRMI to refine the classification mapping to enhance the publication’s usefulness," explained the author and senior IRMI research analyst, Maureen C. McLendon, CPCU, ARM.

For more information about the IRMI Classification Cross-Reference, visit The Classification Cross-Reference is available in print format for $39.97 and is also available electronically in CD or Online.

Founded in 1978, International Risk Management Institute, Inc., is a Dallas-based research and publishing organization specializing in risk management and insurance reference manuals, books, and newsletters. These references and the firm's website,, provide practical strategies and tactics for insurance buyers, human resources professionals, risk managers, agents, brokers, underwriters, claims adjusters, and attorneys. IRMI is also the sponsor of the annual IRMI Construction Risk Conference, which is the only national symposium devoted exclusively to managing and insuring construction risks. Visit IRMI, or call 1-800-827-4242 for more information.

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