Power Take Off (PTO)

PTO shafts are some of the most dangerous pieces of farm equipment, resulting in many accidents and deaths across the state. Use these materials to teach about the danger of PTOs and show participants the disastrous results when someone gets too close.

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Kansas teaching standards for Power Take Off (PTO)

Standards for Grades K-4

  • Health Education
  • Content Standard: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
    • Standard 1: The student will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention as related to:
      • b) Injury prevention and safety
    • Instructional Example: The teacher will describe safe behaviors and accident prevention at home, school and in the community; have students create safety posters on topics such as bicycle helmet use, using smoke detectors in the home, or stranger danger.
    • Benchmark 1: The student will demonstrate comprehension of basic concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention by identifying and describing relationships between well-being and the health-related behaviors in the content area.

Questions? Contact the Safety Division at 785/587-6150.