For additional information, contact Global's Customer Service Manager at the following toll free number (855) 657-0424 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET or email the customer service manager at MMarshall@globalindustrial.com
This recall affects all workbenches with the following components:
- The Power Riser is made of steel, has an 18-inch shelf with four duplex receptacles and an on/off switch mounted along the front. It comes in gray only and in lengths of 60, 72 and 96 inches. The riser attaches to the top of the bench.
- The Power Apron is made of steel, has three duplex receptacles and an on/off switch mounted in one of the long cross beams. It comes in blue or tan and in lengths of 48, 60, 72 and 96 inches.
- The Power Shelf is made of steel, has three duplex receptacles and an on/off switch mounted on the front. It comes in blue or tan and in lengths of 48, 60, 72 and 96 inches. It attaches to a pair of 48-inch uprights.
Consumers should immediately unplug their workbench power cords and stop using the electrical outlets on the workbenches. Additionally, they should remove the power cord from the workbench. Global is contacting its customers directly and either sending replacement risers, aprons and shelves with properly wired outlets and replacement power cords or sending technicians on-site to repair faulty wiring and replace faulty power cords.
Global has received eight reports of misrouted wires.
Global Industrial sold the workbench components through its catalogs and on the Internet, from January 9, 2009 to December 24, 2010 for approximately $85 to $516.
Global Equipment Company, of Port Washington, N.Y. , dba Global Industrial
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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