How to stand your ground with a snake

PSA: HOW TO HANDLE A SNAKE AND WHAT TO DO IF YOU GET BITTEN. Spread the word!

:- Call triple-0 straight away
:- Keep calm and stay completely still
:- Don’t wash the bite so the venom can be identified
:- Have another person apply a firm compression bandage, moving upwards on the limb
:- Mark the bite spot for doctors to identify
:- Make a splint with something long and sturdy
:- Don’t elevate the limb above the heart, to help slow the spread of venom


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