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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 509836 - Employee'S Limbs Amputated In Rotating Shaft

Accident: 509836 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 12/19/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10724306512/19/19950241Harold Tracy Farm
Employee #1 was pressing down on a posthole auger when his clothing became caught in the unguarded PTO shaft. Both his arms and his left leg were amputated. No safety violations were cited, due to the farm exemption placed on OSHA by the U.S. Congress.
Keywords: clothing, agriculture, work rules, caught by, auger, power take-off, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107243065 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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