According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over 36,000 chainsaw related injuries each year. This frequently used lawn and farm tool can be seriously dangerous if the proper precautions and procedures are not used. This Chainsaw Safety Workshop, held at the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center (Andalusia, AL) is targeted for the public, municipalities, loggers, industry professionals and anybody else that use chainsaws. Topics will include Safety Practices, Chainsaw Design, Ergonomics, Starting, Limbing & Bucking, Basic Felling, and include in-the-classroom and outside demonstrations. Lunch will be provided to all attendees. Seating is limited, so please pre-register with the Covington County Extension Office at (334) 585-6416.
Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center – 12130 Dixon Center Road, Andalusia, AL 36420