Power of a PTO Factsheet

Power take-offs (PTO) are common on farms and other ag-related businesses
PTO entanglements often lead to death, amputation, or other serious injury
PTO entanglement injuries are highly preventable
Never work close to a rotating PTO - whether shielded or not
Prevention includes well-maintained shielding and PTO maintenance
Young people must be at least 14-15 before operating a PTO with training and supervision