Product Safety

Product Safety
Notices

Product Safety Notices Archive

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

Floor Jacks:

  • Do not attempt to lift loads heavier than the rated capacity of the jack.
  • Do not use the jack to lift a vehicle and then to move the load. The wheels on the Floor Jack are intended for moving the jack, not for rolling (“dollying”) the load.
  • After lifting the vehicle lower it on to jack stands to support it while working on it. The wheels on the floor jack may allow the vehicle to move and fall off the jack.
  • Always make sure that the handle is turned tightly closed when lifting a vehicle. Failure to tightly close the valve may allow the hydraulic fluid to leak-down resulting in lowering of the vehicle.
  • Read and follow the instructions and safety messages in the Owner’s Manual that accompanies the jack.
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