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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201560182 - Employee Amputates Left Arm On Power Take-Off Shaft

Accident: 201560182 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 03/04/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12678549203/24/19980241Kirby Pickett Farm
Employee #1, who worked at Kirby Pickett Farm, reached over a waist-high rotating power take-off shaft (PTO), to unplug an auger motor. The PTO went from a tractor to a grain roller. Both of Employee #1's arms were caught in the shaft. His left arm was torn off a few inches below the shoulder. He was hospitalized as a result of the amputation.
Keywords: amputated, arm, power take-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126785492 Hospitalized injury Amputation Farm workers

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