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Safety Focus of Week July 8 - Safety on bug bites, mosquitoes, ticks< Back to Blog

Jul 08, 2019
By: C. Wang
Categories: Safety

SAFETY ON BUG BITES, MOSQUITOES, TICKS

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities, hiking, fishing, biking, camping, and beach. But the enjoyable time outside can also come with a serious buzz-kill: bug bites. I do go outside as much as I can this summer, and find myself very attractive for mosquitoes!

Bug bites can quickly turn a beautiful and relaxing summer outing into a nightmare. Aside from causing itching, pain, redness, and swelling, many bugs – such as mosquitoes and ticks – can also spread a number of diseases. Some people can also experience more serious reactions to bug bites or stings, such as anaphylaxis, which is a severe allergic reaction.

Here are some tips on bug bit prevention:

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