If not guarded correctly, a power take off (PTO) and power take off drive shaft of a machine can be very dangerous. Every year there are deaths and serious injuries due to accidents involving PTOs and PTO drive shafts. Please click on the links below to see the dangers of PTO shafts and the Vapormatic PTO Shaft Safety Audit Sheet. The PTO Safety Audit Sheet can be used to ensure that your PTO Shaft is regularly checked and remains safe to operate.
Please click here to view the latest information sheet published by the HSE on PTO safety.
PTO Shaft Safety Form