MOSQUITO, TICK, AND SPIDER BORNE DISEASES. Occupational Health and Safety Program. Getting Credit Getting Credit and Certificate it and Certificate. To get full credit and certificate for this class, the class facilitator should do the following:
Occupational Health and Safety Program
*Present the Power Point Presentation and have all students study any handouts.
*Enter the appropriate information into the facility’s training records.
*Send the following information by e-mail to the Cabinet’s Safety Coordinator for each student in the class:
-name of class,
-date of class.
Lyme disease Bacteria Certificate
Rocky Mountain spotted fever Rickettsia
Human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME) Ehrlichia
Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) Ehrlichia
Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness (STARI)Bacteria
Relapsing fever Bacteria
Colorado tick fever Virus
Powassan encephalitis Virus
Tick paralysis Neurotoxin
Common Tick Borne Diseases
DISEASE CAUSATIVE AGENT
Lyme disease is an infectious disease that often begins with a characteristic rash, and which can later involve the joints, nervous system and/or heart.
Most common vector borne disease in the United States.
RMSF is a serious tick-borne disease transmitted by the American Dog Tick and Rock Mountain Wood Tick.
RMSF can be a severe illness, and the majority of patients are hospitalized.
RMSF Rash Certificate
All known tick-borne diseases generally show up within one month of infection.
Apply substances such as petroleum jelly, finger nail polish, finger nail polish remover, repellents, pesticides, or a lighted match to the tick while it is attached.
These materials are either ineffective, or worse, might agitate the tick and cause it to force more infective fluid into the wound site.
Year 2002-over 4,000 cases including 284 deaths
Brown Recluse Spider
Location-Prefer warm, dry locations.
Inside dressers Behind furniture
In showers and bathtubs Garages
Underneath furniture Storage sheds
In bed sheets of infrequently used beds Attics
In stacks of clothes Cellars/basements
Behind baseboards Firewood
In boxes Near furnaces
In closets Near water heaters
Highest concentration of these spiders are in central U.S. (tan area)
Tissue Necrosis (tissue death)
Systemic Symptoms-If gets in bloodstream
*Fever *Chills *Sweating *Nausea
*Vomiting *Joint Pain *Jaundice *Seizures
*Blood in urine *Coma *Kidney failure
Identification is based upon the pattern of red coloration on the abdomen underside and geographic distribution.
Southern Black Widow
Northern Black Widow
Indoors-dark garages, basements, stables, out-buildings.
Outside-rock crevices, wood piles, overhangs, abandoned rodent holes.
Seek medical attention if you suspect you have been bitten. Without medical attention, the symptoms can last 5 days and a complete recovery may take weeks.
A stronger concentration is not necessary.
Red Road Bug