Engineering Insurance and Inspection

Engineering inspections of plant and machinery is essential to ensure the safety of employees and the general public and help meet the statutory requirements for workplaces in the UK.

Inspection insurance will cover certain types of plant and machinery for such as sudden and unforeseen damages.  These will also include breakdown of electrical plant, lifting equipment and explosion of pressurised plant. Additional covers are also available in respect of surrounding property, storage tanks and goods lifted.

Engineering Inspection At A Glance

  • Are you aware of your duty to periodically inspect equipment?
  • Non-inspections could leave you vulnerable to regulatory action or criminal prosecution
  • Engineering inspection contracts could also generate wider business benefits

Key legislations

  • LOLER – Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • COSHH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
  • PUWER – Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • HASAWA – Health and Safety at Work Act
  • EAWR – Electricity at Work Regulations
  • PSSR – Pressure Systems Safety Regulations


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