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Deadly poison hemlock infestation

Reported via desktop in the Weed problem on the highway category anonymously at 17:21, Friday 20 May 2022

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Poison-hemlock is acutely toxic to people and animals, with symptoms appearing 20 minutes to three hours after ingestion. All parts of the plant are poisonous and even the dead canes remain toxic for up to three years.

The typical symptoms for humans include dilation of the pupils, dizziness, and trembling followed by slowing of the heartbeat, paralysis of the central nervous system, muscle paralysis, and death due to respiratory failure.

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  • Thank you for your report regarding a grass, hedge or weed issue, this has been passed to our maintenance team.

    An officer will carry out an inspection within the next 10 working days and arrange to have the issue resolved as soon as possible after that.

    IMPORTANT: If you consider this to be dangerous or an emergency, please call us on 0300 131 6000
    Otherwise, by submitting the report online we will deal with it in line with our agreed timescales.

    Regards
    Buckinghamshire Council

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 17:21, Friday 20 May 2022

  • This is an update on your report

    We have now inspected the area and our assessment is that no action is required at this stage.

    The issue you reported will be added to a package of works for this location and will be addressed when we are next in the area.

    Please be assured that we will continue to monitor the area in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy.

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    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire"

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:09, Tuesday 31 May 2022

  • This is an update on the report you made to Buckinghamshire Council.

    We have now inspected the area and our assessment is that the issue does not meet our criteria for requiring immediate attention/action at this stage.

    Please be assured that we will continue to monitor the area in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy.

    Feedback helps us improve our services, so please tell us your views using this simple Form..

    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:09, Tuesday 31 May 2022

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