Protecting Workers from Ticks and Mosquitoes
Protect yourself from biting insects
Outdoor workers may be exposed to vector-borne diseases spread from the bites of infected ticks and mosquitoes. Ticks and mosquitoes may carry bacteria, parasites or viruses.
- According to the CDC, Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the U.S.
- One of the most common diseases carried by mosquitoes in the U.S. is West Nile virus infection.
Download this safety alert for the complete list of how to protect yourself from vector-borne diseases caused by insect bites.