Property owners with EPS or wooden construction materials within their premises face unique challenges. This is compounded when those premises are tenanted with high risk processes.

AU has extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes that involve the application of heat, such as plastics, woodworking and other industrial processes. We can underwrite these risks responsibly, working alongside both broker and client to protect against potential ignition risks.

We have a team of expert risk engineers that can provide advice to help mitigate risk, including fire engineers, surveyors and risk managers. Our extensive underwriting capability is backed up by Lloyds of London.


  • Access to qualified risk management professionals.
  • Access to expert underwriters, backed up by the strength and capability of Lloyds of London.
  • We are open-minded with an appetite to underwrite “distressed” and hard to place risks.
  • Fast risk survey solutions.
  • An empowered team with a strong emphasis on service.
  • Dedicated in-house claims team with wide experience.
  • Clear, prompt and regular communications, always.

Key Information

  • Minimum Premium $15k Net ++
  • Location, Occupancy, Declared Values, Fire protections is all we need to get started.
  • Recent survey info is preferred
  • Capacity up to $7m without treaty support
  • Any size of risk considered.
  • Lead or follow lines considered
  • Mark IV Industrial Special Risks wording

Get in touch with our Expert

Alan Mackay
Alan Mackay Underwriting Director
+61 (03) 9559 3316