Electrical generator manufacturer Generac is recalling hundreds of thousands of generators due to a defect that could result in the devices maiming those that operate them.
#Recall: Generac has recalled about 321,000 portable generators because an unlocked handle can pinch a consumer’s fingers against the frame when the generator is moved, potentially resulting in a crushed or severed finger. https://t.co/E6CKQCaLGj
— Consumer Reports (@ConsumerReports)
July 30, 2021
ConsumerReports.org reports that the recall applies to approximately 321,600 generators. Apparently, the handle on the devices can pinch the operator’s finger against the frame, possibly crushing or severing it.
The report indicates that the defect applies to 32 generator models dating as far back as 2013.
Generator owners can check the above link for more information on the affected models.
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