Employers should protect their workers from scorpions by training them about:
- Their risk of exposure
- Scorpion identification
- How to prevent exposure
- What to do if stung
Workers should take the following steps to prevent scorpion stings:
- Wear long sleeves and pants.
- Wear leather gloves.
- Shake out clothing or shoes before putting them on.
- Workers with a history of severe allergic reactions to insect bites or stings should consider carrying an epinephrine auto injector (EpiPen) and should wear a medical identification br acelet or necklace stating their allergy