Product Safety

Snap-on is committed to the safety of all users of Snap-on’s products. This commitment begins with design and manufacture of products that meet and exceed all applicable safety standards but it goes far beyond that.

  • Snap-on tools and equipment are marked with important WARNINGS and safety messages that guide safe use.
  • Snap-on provides detailed Instructions for proper and safe use when needed.
  • Snap-on has the right variety of tools and equipment so that you can use the right tool for each job.
  • Snap-on offers a wide variety of safety equipment to protect you at times when you need to be in harm’s way.

The Product Safety Recalls, Product Safety Advisories, and Product Safety Retrofits relate to actions necessary to ensure safe use of products already in use.

PLEASE REVIEW and TAKE the prescribed ACTION, if applicable, to a product that you own or use.

Product Safety Reminders

Product Safety Reminders ArchiveCORDLESS TOOLS

The convenience and variety of uses of Cordless Power Tools can subject them, and you, to applications that may be hazardous.  It is well known that any electrical device must not be located or used in low-lying areas in an automotive environment as sparks from switches or motors etc. can ignite or explode gaseous vapors that may have collected in these areas.

Similarly, Cordless Tools should not be used near liquid gasoline or in an environment where explosive gas vapors are present.  Explosive gas vapors are likely in the presence of any flammable liquid such as open gasoline containers, fuel tanks, fuel filters or accidental gasoline spillage of any kind. 

Be safe, avoid fire. DO NOT USE CORDLESS TOOLS IN THE PRESENCE OF FLAMMABLE VAPORS.

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