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Practical Conservation: Health and Safety

Health Protection Agency

Website: www.hpa.org.uk

Outdoor Activities - Health Benefits

Website: www.econetreading.org.uk/photos/FacultyForHealthGreatOutdoors.pdf

Phytophotodermatitis

Website: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phytophotodermatitis

Condition resulting in blistering of the skin that arises when the sap from certain plants comes into contact with the skin and is then is exposed to sunlight. Plants causing the condition include some member of the Umbelliferae family including wild parsnip, hogweed and giant hogweed.

Roundworms

Website: www.hpa.org.uk/infections/topics_az/zoonoses/toxocarosis/default.htm

Roundworms contracted from dogs and foxes

Ticks

See Lyme Disease

Last Updated: 19 February 2018 21:19