Australia is home to some of the world’s deadliest creatures. Sharks, crocodiles, spiders, jellyfish, and of course, snakes – you name it, we have it! Therefore we to have First Aid & Protection Measures in place in workplaces, public venues, households, farms and mining sites
As Australia's leading provider of Safey & First Aid Products the team at Industroquip are well equipment with everything you require to keep your staff, family, customers and yourself safe with the many Snake & Spider Bites in Australia each year and the amount of poisonous snakes and spiders in this rugged country.
There are around 3,000 snakebites in Australia each year, with recent figures showing around 550 hospitalisations and an average of two deaths per annum. While 57% of snakebites happen in regional and rural areas – not in cities – the majority happen near homes or buildings.
Whether you look after a public venue, run a worksite or mine, live in a rural area or have a workplace you are responsible for it is paramount to have the right first aid equipment on hand when a snake or spider bite occurs.
So what should I do if a Snake Bites me in Australia?