Chainsaw Safety Workshop Scheduled for 11/15

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N.C. Cooperative Extension in Vance, Warren, Granville and Person Counties are partnering with the NC Forest Service to offer a chainsaw safety workshop on November 15, 2019. The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Granville Expo Center near Oxford and will feature classroom instruction as well as live demonstrations.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, hospital emergency departments treat about 36,000 people annually for injuries related to chainsaw use. This workshop is designed to provide a basic level of safety instruction to woodland owners who may be using a chainsaw for general woodland maintenance.

For complete details, download this flyer.

Registration is requested, which can be done by filling out this online form, by calling 252-438-8188 or 919-603-1350, or via email ( or