Makita Australia Pty Ltd — 185mm Dustless Circular Saw model 5057KB

Makita Model 5057KB 185mm Dustless Circular Saw

What are the defects?

When cutting at a 45 degrees angle, the blade cover does not open fully. If it is forced open by the operator the blade cover may become stuck and expose the spinning blade.

What are the hazards?

An exposed blade during use poses a serious injury risk.

What should consumers do?

Check the model and serial number of your saw. If the model and serial number of your saw is within the affected range stop using the saw immediately.
 
Contact Makita Australia Pty Ltd on 1300 361 690 between 8.00 am - 5.00 pm weekdays to arrange repair by the nearest Makita Service Agent at no charge.
Supplier
Makita (Australia) PTY LTD
Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 June 2015 - 16 September 2016

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Responsible regulator

Electrical Safety Office (QLD) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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