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Practical Conservation: Health and Safety

Adders

Website: www.herpetofauna.co.uk/adder.htm

Health Protection Agency

Website: www.hpa.org.uk

Lyme Disease

Website: www.hpa.org.uk/webw/HPAweb&Page&HPAwebAutoListName....

See also www.lymediseaseaction.org.uk/ticks.htm and www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme

Outdoor Activities - Health Benefits

Website: www.econetreading.org.uk/photos/FacultyForHealthGr....

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/toxoc....

Roundworms contracted from dogs and foxes

Tetanus

Website: www.hpa.org.uk/infections/topics_az/tetanus/menu.htm

Ticks

See Lyme Disease

Weil's Disease

Website: www.hpa.org.uk/webw/HPAweb&Page&HPAwebAutoListName....

Last Updated: 28 August 2017 23:46