Intentional - Guard Removal and Modifications
In the majority of PTO driveline accidents, the tractor master shield,
PTO driveline guarding, or the implement connection shield was damaged or
It only takes a moment for a shoelace, a pant cuff, or even a strand of
hair to become entangled in a driveline.
- Removal of PTO master shield from the tractor or the shield at the
implement end of the PTO driveline.
- The enlargement of access holes for lubrication of moving parts
or clutch adjustment.
- PTO guard is removed from its support bearing and then not
These types of accidents are the easiest to prevent. Never do anything
that increases exposure to rotating driveline components. Do not take life