Essential Spider Bite First Response

23rd January 2021, Kraal Resturant, Kibler park. 

Date 23rd January 2021

Time 9am to 11am

Location Kraal Restaurant, Kibler park.

Bookings For booking and more information please visit the Friends of Kloofendal Website. Please note that this event is limited to 25 participants.

Details Jonathan Leeming, leading authority of spider bites and scorpion stings, will be presenting a structured framework that provides the understanding and knowledge that will greatly reduce the risk of being bitten by a spider, and provide the ability to create the best possible outcome, should a spider bite occur in both humans and pets. 

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first responder.
  • 4 Principles of living or working where venomous animals occur.
  • Zone risk assessment.
  • Medically important spiders 
  • Common non-medically important  spiders. 
  • Venom.
  • Antivenom.
  • Responding to an emergency.
  • Emergency Response Plan.

This framework of understanding can be applied anytime and anywhere, does not require any special equipment. Participants get access to exclusive spider bite related online resources that will help them implement what they learn. Developed and presented by Jonathan Leeming.

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Bookings will be enabled nearer the date

Jonathan Leeming

Jonathan Leeming is author of 9 books (Scorpions of southern Africa, Scorpions of Sabi Sands, Spider & Scorpion Risk Assessment, Venomous Animal General Awareness, Risk Assessment & First Aid, Antivenom Management, General Awareness, First Aid Guide To Spider Bites & Scorpion Stings). 

He consults for the Poison Information Helpline, various organisations and speaks at medical conferences on the subject of envenomation. Best selling author, international professional speaker and award winning conservationist, Jonathan brings a fresh and unique insight into the subject of venomous animals and their bites and stings.
Jonathan is Jonathan Leeming is a proud recipient of a 2020 Eco-Logic Environmental award for One World and associated presentations, workshops, activities and free resources.
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