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Eaton issues recall for heavy duty 30A and 60A safety switches
July 22, 2019 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
July 22, 2019 – Eaton has issued a second notice recall for heavy duty 30A and 60A safety switches.
The safety switches in question can potentially supply power when the handle is in the “off” position, subjecting the operator of the switch or any downstream equipment to risk of serious bodily injury or death.
This issue affects various configurations of 30A and 60A heavy duty safety switches manufactured between November 19, 2015 and January 23, 2018, and sold primarily in Canada and the U.S. distributors in the U.S. and Canada are being informed about the recall and advised on how to identify suspect switches and what corresponding actions to take.
Eaton is not aware of any injuries at this time resulting from this issue.
For more information related to the recall, visit http://eatoncanada.ca/hdss-advisorybulletin.