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PTO Safety

The Power Take-Off, or PTO shaft, is an efficient means of transferring mechanical power between farm tractors and implements. It is also one of the oldest and most persistent hazards associated with farm machinery. In the video below, NDSU Extension's Rick Schmidt demonstrates how work safely around PTO.

The video below from National Farmer's Union covers some guidelines for using PTO safely.

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