Contract works (Machinery)


This policy offers ‘All Risks’ protection for plant and machinery installation usually referred to as ‘contract works’. Cover can include owned and hired-in contractors’ plant and employees’ personal tools and effects.

Significant features and benefits:

  • ‘All Risks’ cover for contract works on-site up to handover and 14 days thereafter where required by contract.

  • Transit to or from the contract site (other than by sea or air).

  • Up to 12 months restricted cover following handover during the maintenance or defects liability period where required by contract.

  • ‘Free issue materials’ for which the Insured is contractually responsible.

  • Contract works stored away from contract site.

  • Indemnity to principal where required by contract conditions.

  • Expediting expenses.

  • Debris removal.

  • Professional fees.

  • The cost of clerical labour and materials for redrawing plans.

  • Cover for breakdown of new machinery during and up to 28 days commissioning.

  • Cost of clerical labour and materials for redrawing plans.

  • Completion of a proposal form is not required.

Optional covers available:

  • Owned contractors’ plant at any location in the UK.

  • Insured legal liability under hiring conditions for hired-in plant.

  • Employees’ personal tools and effects whilst on contract site.

Please contact your broker for further information

Policy Documentation

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