Essential Spider Bite First Response

11am to 12am, 8th May 2021, Base4, Four Wheel Drive Club

Date 8th May 2021

Time 11am to 12am

Location Base4 Camp, Plot 50 Gemstone Rd, Doornraadtjie, Centurion.

Bookings This event is exclusive to Four Wheel Drive Club members.

Details Jonathan will be presenting this Essential Spider Bite First Response Presentation to the Four  Wheel Drive Club at their Base4 camp, Plot 50 Gemstone Rd, Doornraadtjie, Centurion,

This presentation 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.
  • Risk assessment.
  • 4 Principles of living or working where spiders occur.
  • Venom.
  • Medically important spiders.
  • Non-medically important spiders.
  • Envenomation.
  • Antihistamine, antibacterial and 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. 

Ideal for

  • 4x4 Enthusiasts.
  • Field guides and lodge staff.
  • Anyone who encounters spiders. 
  • Conservationists and field workers.
  • Hikers, mountain bikers and trail runners. 
  • Everyone who enjoys the great outdoors!

Copies of Jonathan's books will be available for purchase at this event. 

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Jonathan Leeming

Jonathan Leeming is a best selling author, international speaker and award winning conservationist. He as written 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.  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 his One World Book and associated presentations, workshops, activities and free resources.

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