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Accident: 14505168 - Employee Killed When Pants Caught By Unguarded Pto Shaft

Accident: 14505168 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 05/04/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10090230305/05/19885191United Co-Op
AT APPROXIMATELY 11:30 AM ON MAY 4, 1988, EMPLOYEE #1, A GENERAL LABORER EMPLOYED BY THE COMPANY FOR 14 YEARS, WAS USING THE POWER TAKE-OFF OF A MCCORMICK INTERNATIONAL FARMALL TRACTOR (MODEL M, SERIAL NUMBER FBK 2323555X1) TO OPERATE AN AUGER. THE AUGER WAS USED TO LOAD BEANS INTO A TRUCK. EMPLOYEE #1'S PANTS BECAME ENTANGLED BY THE POWER TAKE-OFF SHAFT, PULLING HIS LEGS INTO AND AROUND THE SHAFT AND AMPUTATING BOTH LEGS. THE EMPLOYEE DIED.
Keywords: clothing, loading, amputated, work rules, auger mechanism, caught by, tractor, power take-off, unguarded, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100902303 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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