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14 inch Electric Chain Saw model " Oregon " from Harbor Freight model # 67255

http://www.harborfreight.com/14-inch-electric-chain-saw-67255.html
Yard & Garden
Gardening & Landscaping
Chain Saws (1411)
Harbor Freight Tools    
Chicago Electric
' Oregon ' model 67255
369951226
 
no manufacturing dat 
Harbor Freight
Unspecified
9/13/2012
Using chain saw to cut wood.

Chain saw has an on / off trigger saw AND an safety interlock switch.

The safety interlock switch is a slide switch which must be postioned and
held in the on position in order to activate the on/off trigger switch.

Cutting wood. When wood was cut I released both the trigger switch ( should have
turned off imediately) AND the interlock switch. The chainsaw stayed ON and knocked
wood scratching left shin. So I disconnected it from the power source.

The chain saw is not turning off via the switch. When it is plugged back in... it will
start again.... I'm assuming on off switch is defective.

Okay.. this is slightly really dangerous when a device requiring use of both hands
does not turn off and requires user to disconnect from power source while holding
device with one hand. Chain saws are pretty dangerous.
6/22/2015
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
Self
Male
65 years
Yes
No
N/A
I am holding the product pending response - not sure what to do at this point
N/A
N/A

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