Scorpion Recommendations

Employer Recommendations

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

Worker Recommendations

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