Y38-SNAKES!!-2 - Snakes DavidSmith BCN3735 Dr.Hinze SNAKES...

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SNAKES!!!!!!! Snakes David Smith BCN 3735 Dr. Hinze
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SNAKES!!!!!!! Introduction Most snake bites caused by non venomous snakes 120 Known species in North America 20 Venomous to humans, (except Hawaii) 50% Snake bites by venomous species are “Dry Bites” ~ No venom injected
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SNAKES!!!!!!! OSHA General Duty Clause Each employer shall furnish to each of his employees a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees. 1926.21(b)(4) “In job site areas where harmful plants or animals are present, employees who may be exposed shall be instructed regarding the potential hazards, and how to avoid injury, and the first aid procedures to be used in the event of injury.”
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SNAKES!!!!!!! Facts 5 0f 6 venomous snakes found in Florida are Pit Vipers Key Identifying Feature: Facial pit (heat sensing) between eye and nostril on each side of the head; primary sense used to track, triangulate, and bite Venom is hemotoxin which destroys blood & walls of blood vessels Venom glands give the snake head a triangle shape. Glands are located behind jaw Vipers, generally have a pronounced ridge over the eye giving it a ‘mean’ appearance
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SNAKES!!!!!!! Eastern Diamondback
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Y38-SNAKES!!-2 - Snakes DavidSmith BCN3735 Dr.Hinze SNAKES...

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