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Accident: 115885.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Caught In Rotating Pt

Accident: 115885.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 04/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1397629.01504/30/2019Gill Dairy, Llc.
At 10:00 a.m. on April 22, 2019, an employee was working as a laborer at a dairy farm. He was operating a tractor with a sand wagon connected. The sand wagon wa s powered by a power take-off (PTO) shaft from the tractor. The employee observe d a leak on the controls of the sand wagon. He dismounted the tractor while it w as running and the PTO was engaged. As he was trying to locate the source of the leak, his clothing became caught in the rotating PTO shaft between the tractor and sand wagon. He suffered severe contusions to his legs and a fracture to his thumb. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, caught by, clothing, contusion, equipment operator, farm machinery, fracture, leg, lockout, machine guarding, power take-off, power trans appar, rotating shaft, thumb, tra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1397629.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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