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Mobile Plant & Machinery Insurance Policies

Machinery and equipment insurance policies provide protection for most types of plant and equipment in the earthmoving, construction, crane, agriculture and mining industries. These include:
  • Cranes / Tower Cranes
  • Earthmoving Equipment – Backhoes, Excavators
  • Forklifts / Scissor Lifts
  • Lifting Equipment
  • Concrete / Water Truck
  • Drilling Machines – Rock Breakers / Borers
  • Farming Equipment / Machinery
  • Forestry Equipment – Wood Chippers / Mulchers

An Overview Of Common Policy Coverage

  • Material DamageSudden and unexpected physical damage or destruction of a machine.
  • Third Party Road Risk LiabilityLegal Liability for Personal Injury and/or property damage of a registered vehicle. This can also extend to road vehicles with temporary road permits, if agreed with insurer.
  • Public & Products Liability Legal Liability for Personal Injury or Property Damage caused by an occurrence in connection with the insured. (Note: Some insurers provide limited cover for Public (General) Liability only.
  • Care, Custody & Control (Hook) LiabilityLegal Liability for property damage or destruction to third party property in your physical possession or legal control.
  • Consequential LossLoss of income cover as a result of damage to a Machine which subsequently causes an interruption to the business and income (does not include substitute hire costs).
  • Hired In PlantLiability to hirer arising from damage to a machine that has been hired in for the purpose of use in accordance with their business activities.
  • BreakdownCover the reasonable costs to repair the machine to its condition prior to the breakdown (excludes wear and tear, lack of maintenance claims).
  • Other Policy FeatureYou also should consider the policy features and benefits, as these vary from insurer to insurer and some are not automatically covered and/or have a sub-limit. These include:
    • Accessories/ Tools
    • Expediting Costs
    • Recovery Costs
    • Indemnity Hirer
    • Multiple Crane Operation (Multi-lifting)
    • Appreciation in value of Machinery
    • Additions/Deletions of Machines
    • Owners Protections
    • Unintentional Non-Deliberate Overload
    • Windscreen Replacement
    • Dry Hire
    • Substitute Hire Costs
    • Damage Waiver (Hired Out Plant)
    • Wet Hire / Dry Hire Extensions
    • Finance Protection
    • Underground Risk Limitations / Exclusions

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2021-04-28T15:20:45+00:003 May, 2017|Categories: Business Insurance|