Fire and perils insurance
This insurance policy covers loss or damage to property caused by fire, lightning, explosion, earthquake, bush fire, riot and strike,
floods, and related perils.
The risk may involve:
- Commercial buildings,
- Private dwelling premises,
- Goods in trade,
- Domestic or business property.
Burglary insurance covers loss or damage caused to the insured’s property accompanied by visible forcible violent entry into/exit out of the premises containing the insured property. Cover can be extended to include hold up.
Covers physical damage to the specified property arising from any cause unless excluded under the policy.
There are three types of covers:
Third Party Only (TPO) Cover
This covers liability to third parties and passenger liability that may arise out of the use of the vehicle.
Third Party Fire & Theft (TPF&T) Cover
This provides indemnity against loss or damage to motor vehicle as a result of fire or theft and liability to third parties and passenger liability that may arise out of the use of the vehicle.
This provides indemnity against loss or damage to motor vehicle, liability to third parties and passenger liability that may arise out of the use of the vehicle. The insurance is provided for private motor vehicles, commercial motor vehicles, and other special types including tractors, trailers, combine harvesters and fork lifts.
The insurance is provided for private motor vehicles,commercial motor vehicles, and other special types including tractors, trailers, combine harvesters and fork lifts.
Goods In Transit
The policy covers loss of or damage to specified goods belonging to the insured or in trust whilst in transit due to collision,overturning, fire, theft, hijack including loading and unloading.
Work Injury Benefits Act (WIBA)
This cover protects employers should their employees sustain bodily injuries, disease or even death arising out of and in thecourse of employees’ duty.
It is therefore necessary that employer’s liability insurance be arranged in addition to the workman’s compensation (Act) policy.
Public liability insurance
A public liability policy protects an insured in respect of his legal liability to third parties for both bodily injury [death, illness or disease] and any loss of or damage to property which happens in connection with the business insured under the policy.The maximum amount the insurers are prepared to pay is specified in the policy as limit per occurrence or accident or event.
The company also offers covers on various classes of engineering insurances as follows:
Contractor’s All Risks (CAR) Insurance
This insurance provides comprehensive and adequate protection against loss or damage in respect to the contract works, construction plant and equipment and/or construction machinery as well as against third party claims in respect to property damage or bodily injury arising in connection with the execution of the contract.
Erection All Risks (EAR)
This insurance offers comprehensive and adequate protection against all the risks involved in the erection of machinery, plant and steel structure of any kind as well as third party claims arising from the execution of the project.
The cover was developed to grant industry effective insurance cover for plant, machinery and mechanical equipment at work, at rest or during maintenance operations.
Electronic Equipment Insurance (EEI)
Electronic equipment insurance is “Accident” insurance on an all risk basis, covering sudden and unforeseen losses which physically affect the equipment insured.
Under marine insurance there are two distinct covers namely Marine Hull and Marine Cargo.
This policy provides cover that is limited to pleasure crafts operating within Kenya’s territorial waters. Cover is against loss or damage to the hull, engines and accessories caused by perils of the sea, rivers, lakes or other navigable waters. It also covers loss by fire, theft, jettison, piracy, explosion, malicious acts, latent defects in hull or machinery and third party liabilities on injuries and property damage.
This policy covers in respect of goods and/or merchandise in transit from one place to another by sea, air, rail, road or registered post. The cover provided is in respect of marine perils, war perils and strike, riot and civil commotion perils. Scope of cover follows the Institute of London clauses so far as applicable.
Fidelity guarantee insurance policy
The Fidelity Guarantee Policy is an insurance against the results of dishonesty of employees.The cover therefore is issued to cover the employer against direct
financial loss of money and loss of stock which might result from acts of dishonesty by an employee in the course of employment.