First Aid Courses – Mouse Spider

Mouse Spider Danger Level: Medium There are 8 species of the Mouse spider all found in and around Australia. Only one case of severe envenomation has been reported in Australia. Funnel-Web Spider anti-venom is found to be effective on a Mouse Spider bite as the two bites are similar and are treated with the same…
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First Aid Courses – Redback Spider

Redback Spider Danger Level: High May be life-threatening to a child, but is rarely serious for an adult. There are approximately 2000 recorded redback spider bites each year, and about 250 receive anti-venom. No deaths have been recorded since anti-venom was introduced in the 1950s. The main symptom of a redback spider bite is severe…
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February 2015 – Spider Bites

For the month of February 2015 we are going to talk just a little about several different spiders and what to do. Lets Start today with - Funnel Web Spider Australia is home to a vast array of spiders that come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours, many of which are the most…
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