Hard Yakka Hero Safety Boot Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Hard Yakka Hero Safety Boot Recall [Australia]The Workwear Group Pty Ltd. recalls certain batch/lots of Hard Yakka 3056 Hero Safety Boots due to suspected failure to meet Australia’s impact test standard and consequential operational failure and injury hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/8put301bCbJ
Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1086684

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Safety Boots are subject to this recall:

  • Mens Hard Toe Lace Up Safety Boots, made from Nubuck uppers with a Vulcanised rubber sole and penetration resistant plate, available in two (2) style formats:
    • Wheat (i.e., light brown/tan colour) Nubuck, labelled with style number Y60063
    • Black Nubuck, labelled with style number Y60064

Please consult the photograph above for details of the footware’s design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Safety Boots is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, the safety toe caps in these Work Boots may not meet Australia’s AS/NZS 2210.3 impact test standard requiring 200 joules impact resistance for occupational protective footwear. In the event that a person experiences a heavy item falling on the top of the boot, it may pose a crushing hazard to the toes and potentially lead to a life-changing injury.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Work Safety Boots, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have questions about this recall, please contact the company on 1800 720 544 or by
e-mail at onlinestore@hardyakka.com.au. You can also visit the company’s Web site at http://www.hardyakka.com.au.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2016/15370
Recalls Direct RIN: 7129-2016
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