DeWALT Miter Saw Safety Recall Notice


DEWALT Model DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 Miter Saws

The plastic rear guard assembly can break/shatter when struck, exposing the saw blade and posing a laceration hazard.

The following miter saw models are affected:

DEWALT Model DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 (designated DHS790AB or DHS790AT2 on the carton)


Only date codes 2019 04 through 2022 04 are affected.

The date code (20XX YY-ZZ) information is as follows:

20XX = year, YY = week, ZZ = plant code (either CJ or 49)

If your saw does not have a date code or you cannot locate it, please contact DeWALT.

Click here to download the complete recall notice.

Click here to view this information on the DeWALT website.

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