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Accident: 200740769 - Employee Killed Between Pto Shaft And Trailer Hitch

Accident: 200740769 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 11/15/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30337292411/16/20000241Odyssey Farm South, Inc.
Employee #1 was operating a tractor with a power take-off setup that was used to pump manure from a holding lagoon. He was leaning over the rotating shaft when he became caught and was pulled in. Employee #1's arm was severed and his chest was crushed between the shaft and the trailer hitch. He was killed.
Keywords: chest, severed, rotating shaft, agriculture, work rules, caught by, arm, power take-off, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303372924 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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