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    • 1/23/2018
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    • 20170823-D6EC9-2147397944
    Incident Description: July 8th 2017 using compound miter saw with lasor guide while making a cut, entire blade came apart, got caught in blade sending heavy glass like plastic into face, i was wearing goggles or my eyes would have been pierce with flying debris this is chicago ... (More)
    Product: Power Saws, Other or Not Specified (895)
    Product Description: Chicago electric 12 inch double bevel sliding compound miter saw with laser guide. Model 61969 Serial number 370441640
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 10/4/2017
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    • 20170912-D9FDC-2147397486
    Incident Description: I used a Harbor Freight Portable band saw (item 62800) for several typical homeowner's activities including trimming oak flooring, galvanized pipe and metal fence posts. Attempting to cut these materials with the saw led to overheating, rapid deterioration ... (More)
    Product: Band Saws (842)
    Product Description: Harbor Freight Portable band saw Item 62800
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 8/21/2017
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    • 20170723-92DFE-2147398734
    Incident Description: While cutting with the saw positioned in the bevel angle of 45deg. The part known as the Fence in its default out of the box position can cause a collision between the blade and the Metal Fence (See user manual for definition of fence ), The interference ... (More)
    Product: Power Saws, Other or Not Specified (895)
    Product Description: 12 inch double bevel sliding compound miter saw with laser guide
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 12/30/2015
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    • 20151123-0064A-2147426409
    Incident Description: Chicago Electric (aka Harbor Freight) 10" compound miter saw, item 61973, safety guard shattered while in use and send shards of plastic at operator. The point of the safety guard is to contain wood fragments from striking the operator. I have used many power ... (More)
    Product: Power Saws, Other or Not Specified (895)
    Product Description: 10" compound miter saw
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 5/5/2015
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    • 20150404-B5256-2147433997
    Incident Description: I bought a Chicago Electric variable speed 9 volt cordless rotary tool kit from harbor freight about 9 months ago. I tried to use it a day ago with the lowest speed and it worked ok for about 26 seconds then it changed to the highest speed suddenly causing ... (More)
    Product: Other Portable or Stationary Power Tools (809)
    Product Description: Chicago Electric 9.6 v cordless variable speed rotary tool kit item 69946.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 12/8/2014
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    • 20141006-396D8-2147440332
    Incident Description: While I was sweating a plumbing pipe, the oxygen hose split. Had I been inside instead of outside the split would have allowed the escaping gas to possibly explode since the split occurred at the lit end of the torch. This torch has only been in use for about ... (More)
    Product: Torches, Not Specified (890)
    Product Description: acetylene torch set made by Chicago Electric for Harbor Freight Tools. Model Number 98958 Serial Number C0811
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 11/6/2013
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    • 20130929-CA555-2147451411
    Incident Description: I was using the miter saw to cut 2X6 boards for my trailer saw. I was cutting with all the guards in the proper position and finished the cut and raised the saw. The blade guard is designed to drop down to cover the moving blade. It failed to do so and stuck ... (More)
    Product: Power Saws, Other or Not Specified (895)
    Product Description: It is a electric sliding rail compound miter saw
    Injury Info: Injury, Hospital Admission
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 3/21/2013
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    • 20130225-0E965-2147458467
    Incident Description: The consumer was using a new Chicago Electric Brand 10 inch compound miter saw. As he was lowering the arm, the aluminum base broke in half, causing the rotating blade and arm to fall and amputate part of his left thumb.
    Product: Power Saws, Other or Not Specified (895)
    Product Description: 10 inch compound miter saw
    Injury Info: Injury, Seen by Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 6/21/2012
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    • 20120419-35080-1244582
    Incident Description: The consumer stated that he was using the miter saw to cut through a wood. While using the saw the function failed that is used cut the wood, however it continued operating and he was unable to power it off, he had to unplug the unit to turn it off. Also the ... (More)
    Product: Power Saws, Other or Not Specified (895)
    Product Description: Miter Saw (slide compound 12 inch)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 8/8/2011
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    • 20110716-5805B-2147477148
    Incident Description: The float bowl fell off of the carburetor while generator was running. This caused gasoline to pour onto the ground under the hot engine, even after the generator stalled for lack of fuel. There is no obvious mechanical means to hold the float bowl to the ... (More)
    Product: Generators or Power Plants (606)
    Product Description: Gasoline engine driven 13 horsepower electrical generator
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools

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