August 31, 2020

Battery Energy Storage System fire: A hot topic

Growth in energy storage systems and the risk of li-ion battery fires Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) are increasingly being installed at facilities to supplement renewable […]
March 20, 2020

After the floods: lessons learnt

Log in to see the video of: The presentation on UTAS flood by Matt Smith and Jarrod Shaw from the 2018 Unimutual Conference. Find all our […]
June 16, 2017

Fire Damage to Child Care Centre

Type of claim: Property Incident: Fire broke out at a child care centre on a rural campus, occurring in the early hours of 1 November 2015 […]
March 10, 2017

Claims Corner: University Fire During Christmas / New Year Shutdown

A large laboratory fire occurred during the annual shutdown, when there were very few people on campus.  The chain of events which led to the fire […]
December 16, 2016

University Signs Hit by Vehicle

It is not uncommon for a vehicle to cause damage to a Member’s building, wall, fence, etc. Ordinarily, the damage is fairly minor and a recovery […]
November 16, 2016

Storage of Timber Pallets – A Fire Risk

A Member University has submitted a claim arising out of a fire at their campus. The building is a storeroom/warehouse, which had timber pallets stacked against […]
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