Safety & Health Insurance Available and Farmer Insurance Needs Executive Summary

Safety & Health Insurance Available and Farmer Insurance Needs

It is a common view that farmers do not have adequate coverage to manage their health insurance needs given the physical and mental risks that come with farming. The cost of farmers’ injuries and illness can be mitigated if farmers had more preventative, appropriate, and cost-effective health and disability coverage.

This report is to perform a preliminary overview of the benefit plans currently offered by provincial and territorial farm organizations and a summary of the available coverage from traditional insurance providers.

Author/Organization: Canadian Agricultural Safety Association
Date: 2019

Format(s): Reports
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