A popular saw is being recalled for a defect that has caused multiple injuries.
Nearly 1.4 million DeWALT 12-inch Sliding Compound Miter Saws have been sold in the United States.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says there have been 571 reports of the rear safety guard assembly or components breaking or detaching. Nine times, someone was hurt when that happened.
This recall involves DeWALT Models DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 Miter Saws. The model number is printed on the saw’s nameplate. Only saws with date codes 2019 04 through 2022 04 are affected.