Large Zoo Envenomation Drill (video)

This video shows the real-time response of each department during an envenomation drill at the Detroit Zoo. The Zoo’s Occupational Health and Safety Manager, Lyn Cox, provides valuable insights about procedures, lessons learned, documentation, and more.

Thank you to Detroit Zoological Society and Lyn for sharing this resource!

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