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Accident: 101762.015 - Employee Is Caught In Pto And Is Killed

Accident: 101762.015 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 11/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1285130.01511/16/20170212317718835 - Robert Thiel & Glenna Thiel
At 12:35 p.m. on November 1, 2017, an employee was operating a dump truck moving cow manure from one location to another. After reaching the drop site, the truck was backed up to the dump area. The employee crawled under the idling truck and made contact with the rotating power take off (PTO) shaft. The employee's clothing and arm were wound up tight around the PTO shaft, raising him off the ground where he was later found by another employee. The employee sustained and broken neck and was killed.
Keywords: power take-off, neck, caught in, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1285130.015 55 M Fatality Fracture Farm workers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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