tourism safety

Tourist Volunteer Training Program: Prevention and Surveillance of Injuries from Toxic Jellyfish, 2nd Edition

On July 12, 2023, the 2nd edition of the Tourist Volunteer Training Program course focusing on the prevention and surveillance of injuries from toxic jellyfish commenced. The opening ceremony took place at Chaweng Conference Room, Suratthani Rajabhat University, Ko Samui District, and was presided over by Vice Mayor Ms. Supinya Sri Thongkun. A total of 50 participants attended the event, including government officials, municipal staff, nurses, and hotel employees. The lecturers for the event were Ms. Krisana Phromko and Dr. Maratsayu Ingkhaphatsakorn.

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box jellyfish first aid

Poisonous Box Jellyfish Stings: Increasing Awareness and Saving Lives

In recent times, there have been multiple cases of tourists being injured by the sting of poisonous box jellyfish at the beaches of Ko Samui. On June 4, 2013, Miss Supinya Sri Thongkun, Deputy Mayor of Ko Samui Municipality, addressed the matter and sought solutions to this pressing issue. Reports from Ko Samui Hospital revealed that initial help rendered to the victims was often incorrect, leading to potentially hazardous consequences, including possible loss of life.

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