OSHA Outdoor Biological Hazards
Online Training & Certification Course
Snakes, Insects, Rodents and Poisonous Plants
Persons who work outdoors are exposed to many types of hazards depending on the nature of their work, the season of the year, the geographic region they are in, and the amount of time they spend outdoors. Outdoor Biological hazards is one of these hazards and includes vector-borne diseases (for example St. Louis encephalitis, West Nile virus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease), venomous wildlife and insects, and poisonous plants.