Accident Report Detail
Accident: 202369096 - Driver Dies After Becoming Entangled In Drive Shaft
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|315637843||01/05/2012||4213||Novirtus Transport Inc|
On January 5, 2012, Employee #1, a truck driver with Norvirtus Transportation, Inc., was discovered by a second employee (with Simpson Tacoma Kraft) caught in the PTO drive shaft of a truck. When he began cutting Employee #1's coat from the shaft, it began rotating. The second employee went to the cab of the truck and shut down its engine. Employee #1 then fell to the ground. CPR was performed and emergency responders were summoned. Employee #1 was transported to St. Joseph's hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
|1||315637843||Fatality||Other||Occupation not reported|