According to The Independent, Farming classified as 'most deadly occupation' in New Zealand
Quad bike and tractor accidents have become the most common causes of death on farms in New Zealand where farming is classified as "the most deadly" occupation, claiming, on average, a life every three weeks throughout the year.
In addition the statistics show that a farmer or an agricultural worker is injured every half an hour.
Statistics New Zealand put out some pretty impressive stuff. Take a look at this little brochure showing the nature and cause of imparimennts, the type of support needed, and how they are faring compared with non-disabled people.
Then pop on over to our insurances page to make sure your support network can cover the costs of looking after you in the event that you become one of these statistics.