Anaphylaxis is a severe and sometimes sudden allergic reaction to an allergen. Anaphylaxis is potentially life threatening and always requires an emergency response.
This section includes the following information:
- Anaphylaxis procedures for schools , developed to assist school staff to support students at risk of an anaphylactic reaction
- Anaphylaxis emergency care
- Anaphylaxis training
- Minimising the risk of exposure to allergens
- Frequently asked questions
Legal Issues Bulletin No. 52 outlines the legal rights and responsibilities to a government school student who is diagnosed as being at risk of anaphylaxis
Health and Safety - Anaphylaxis (intranet) for information about anaphylaxis training, risk management and general use adrenaline autoinjectors.
ASCIA, the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy