upset coverage

Upset coverage insures for damage to a crane caused by tipping. Most contractors eqiupment policies are written on an all risks basis that includes coverage for upset. However, tipping caused by attempting to lift more than the crane's specified weight-bearing capacity is likely to be excluded.

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Some insurers will remove the exclusion of loss caused by the weight of a load exceeding the equipment's specified capacity with respect to some or all equipment.