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Identify outdoor hazards Prevent injury or illness Apply effective first aid
A variety of outdoor hazards can cause injury or illness. There’s little you can do to protect yourself from outdoor hazards. It’s safe to approach wild animals if they appear harmless. Pesticides can be hazardous to your health.
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Hat Long-sleeved shirt & gloves Long pants and socks Safety glasses Boots/outdoor shoes
* Normal stings/bites * Allergic reactions * Severe reactions
Black Widow Spider Brown Recluse Spider SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION
Cover up Wear white or light colors Use insect repellent Wear perfume or cologne Swat insects Do outdoor work if severely allergic
For most people: * Apply ice * Use Calamine or hydrocortisone * Remove stinger If you’re allergic: * Allergy kit * Medical ID tag * Allergy shots
Lyme disease — n. bacterial infection caused by the bite of a tick.
* Avoid tick-infested areas * Wear long clothing * Use tick repellent * Perform tick checks * Remove ticks properly
Apply ice Remove with tweezers Get immediate medical attention Wash three times Poison ivy contact Black widow bite Insect bite/sting Tick bite
* Do you understand: * Poisonous plant hazards, protection strategies, and first aid? * Insect bite/sting hazards, prevention, and first aid? * Lyme disease causes and prevention?
* Risks * Reactions * Venomous snakes
Wash bite Immobilize area Get medical help Wrap bandage above bite Use suction device Snakebites First Aid Use ice Use tourniquet Give electric shock Make wound cuts Suck poison with your mouth
* Leave snakes alone * Stay out of tall grass * Watch your hands * Be alert in rocky areas
* Infections * Rabies
* Stop bleeding * Wash wound * Bandage * Get medical attention * Locate animal * Get rabies shots
1. Keep clear 2. Don’t get between animals 3. Don’t disturb when eating 4. Back away slowly 5. Wrap arm in jacket 6. Stay clear of babies
* Read Labels * Use as directed * PPE * Dispose properly * Consult MSDS
* Cuts and amputations * Eye injuries * Back injuries * Fires
* Operation * PPE * Lifting and posture * Focus * Avoid wearing loose clothing * Gas
If you see a snake, you should: a. Try to kill it b. Stay 6 feet away Wild animal bites are: a. Not dangerous b. Could be dangerous Most pesticides are classified as: a. Hazardous b. Not hazardous a. Need PPE b. Don’t need PPE When using outdoor power tools, you:
* Do you understand: * Snakebite hazards, first aid, and prevention? * Other animal bite hazards, first aid, and prevention? * Preventing heat and cold illness? * Working safely with pesticides and herbicides? * Working safely with outdoor power tools?
Recognize poisonous plants. Protect yourself from insect bites. Avoid snakes and other wild animals. Take proper precautions when working in the heat or cold. Be careful using pesticides and herbicides. Understand outdoor power tool hazards and precautions.