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Viking Generator Hire

In Somerset - Bristol and all surrounding counties

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Terms and Conditions of Hire

  1. Definitions and Law; “ Owners “ mean Viking Bars and Generator Hire/Mark Perrett “Hirer “ is the company, firm, person, corporation taking the Owners equipment on hire and includes their successors or personal representatives. “Plant” means plant, machinery, equipment thereto which the Owners agree to hire to the Hirer under this contract, “ Site” means the address of the Hirer or such place specified by the hirer at the time of hire. The “Hire Period” means the time the Plant leaves the Owners premises to when it is received back at the Owners premises.

  2. Extent of Contract; No terms other than those expressly contained therein shall apply to or form part of the contract.

  3. Delivery in Good Order; Plant supplied shall be in good working order and fit for the purpose for which the equipment of that kind is normally used. The Owners do not warrant that the Plant supplied shall be fit for any special purpose. The Hirer shall satisfy himself as to the condition of the Plant supplied at the time of acceptance of the Plant by the Hirer, his agent or employee. Unless notice to the contrary is received by the Owners within 24 hours of the supply of the Plant then same shall be deemed to be supplied in good working order, except for defects which could not have been discovered by reasonable examination.

  4. Transportation Loading and Unloading; The Hirer takes responsibility of providing a suitable level, accessible site. If ground is unstable , hirer should provide suitable track way and ground protection. Usually road tow generators are sited with 4 x 4 vehicles, in wet conditions hirer is responsible for providing suitable tractor for siting and off siting equipment.

  5. Unauthorised change of site; The plant must not be removed from the site to which it was delivered, or specified by the Hirer on commencement of hire, without written authority of the owners.

  6. Unauthorised re-hiring of equipment; The plant or any part thereof shall not be re-hired, sublet, or lent to any third party without the consent of the Owners.

  7. Maintenance operation and use of Plant; The hirer shall during the hire be responsible for the safekeeping and maintenance of the Plant, for lubricating as instructed by the Owners and ensuring that the fuel level remains at level required for correct operation of the Plant. At no time shall the Hirer operate the plant after it has become defective, damaged or in a dangerous state. Failure to observe the aforementioned will result in the hirer being liable to the Owners for the cost of repairs and also for the hire charges accruing whilst the Plant is idle due to breakdown or damage whilst repairs are being progressed.

  8. Access by owner for servicing and inspection of Plant; The hirer shall permit the owners of their agents access to Plant at reasonable times to adjust, inspect, service and maintain or repair same. During working hours no charge will be made to Hirers for routine work. If however Hirers can only make Plant available outside of working hours then the Owners reserve the right to charge the Hirer overtime costs. Hirers must notify the Owners when the Plant has been operating for 200 hours without service. Failure to do so will result in Owners charging for service and any necessary repairs.

  9. Breakdowns; In the event of breakdown of the Plant which is not readily repairable, the Owners shall be entitled to substitute Plant for a similar type. If the Owners are not able to do so, the hire shall be terminated as from the date of the notification of breakdown.

  10. Notification of accidents; The Owners must be notified immediately of any accidents involving their Plant.

  11. Hirers Liability; Responsibility for loss or damage to the Plant is accepted by the Hirer from the time the Plant is delivered to the site until it is removed from the site by, or on the instructions of the Owner. This responsibility will also apply whilst the Plant is on site during any period prior to the commencement of the hire period or after its termination whilst the Plant is awaiting collection. During the continuance of the hire period, the Hirers shall be liable to the Owners for the cost of all loss or damage to Plant from any cause whatsoever, except for fair wear and tear. In the event of loss or damage to the Plant, hire charges shall continue until such time and date as the Hirer pays for the cost occurred by the Owners in respect of such loss or damage.

  12. Hirer to indemnify owners against third party claims; The Hirer shall at all times indemnity the Owners in respect of all claims by any person whatsoever for injury to person or property caused by, or in connection with or arising out of, the use of the Plant and in respect of all costs and charges in connection therewith.

  13. Consequential Loss; The Owners shall not be liable for any consequential loss or damage arising from this contract.

  14. Return of Plant on completion of hire; The Hirer shall be responsible for returning the Plant on completion of the hire in a condition equal to that as at the commencement of the hire, fair wear and tear excepted. When the Plant is returned in an unclean condition, a charge shall be made for the cleaning and restoration of the Plant to its condition as at the commencement of hire. When the Plant or part thereof cannot be returned to the Owners on completion of hire owing to the loss, destruction. Or theft of the Plant, (or such part), whether or not due to any fault of the Hirer, his agent, or employee, the Hirer shall pay to the Owners the manufacturer’s recommended selling price for that Plant (or that part of the Plant ).

  15. Payment On Hire Charges; Hire charges are due on delivery unless account facilities are agreed.

  16. Insurance

    As the hirer of our equipment you are responsible for insuring it against theft, damage and loss. Our equipment hire prices do not include insurance cover. If our equipment is lost or stolen whilst in your care you will be charged the full retail cost for replacement equipment.

    You as the hirer is responsible for all plant until it is returned to us or collected by us. Therefore you as the hirer are responsible for insuring any hired plant. Off hired plant remains your responsibility for up to and including 3 working days from when you off hire equipment with us. We always collect any off hired plant as soon as physically possible, which is usually the same or next working day.

    Please try these companies to obtain insurance:

    JCB Insurance services
    FML Insurance Services

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