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Accident: 171048093 - Employee Dies When He Becomes Entangled In Unguarded Shaft

Accident: 171048093 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/08/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11509869105/09/20025191United Cooperative Association
On May 8, 2002, an employee was unloading a tanker of farm fuel, using power take-off equipment to operate a pump on a semi-trailer. The employee got too close to the power take-off shaft, which was unguarded, and his clothing was caught on the U-joint assembly, pulling him into the unit. The employee was found entangled in the power take-off equipment by another co-op employee. The employee died from a broken neck.
Keywords: clothing, caught by, shaft, neck, entangled, trailer, pump, power take-off, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115098691 Fatality Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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