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Accident: 201152303 - Employee Injured When Clothing Caught In Power Take-Off

Accident: 201152303 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 05/22/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12589912007/22/19990762Dunlap Management
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on May 22, 1999, Employee #1 had reattached a broken agitator chain on a shop-made spray rig being pulled by a tractor that had an unguarded power take-off and power take-off driveline. There was a warning sticker on the power take-off that stated to use caution because there was "no guard." As he walked by, the rotating power take-off shaft caught his pant leg. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures to the lower left leg when the leg became entangled in a power take-off. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital and hospitalized for four days.
Keywords: clothing, fracture, rotating parts, agriculture, caught by, drive shaft, power take-off, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125899120 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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