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Hoist Exercise Bench Defects



Hoist Fitness Systems, Inc. has issued a recall of approximately 48,000 Hoist Exercise Benches, stating the bench's front frame assembly can fail to lock into place. Users who then grab the bench to position themselves may get their fingers trapped between the front and back frame assemblies, which may result in cuts, lacerations and even amputations.

Name of Product Model Number
Hoist "5 Position Fold-Up Bench" HF-140
HF-142
BodyGear by Hoist "5 Position Fold-Up Bench" BG-141
BG-143
Hoist "Folding Flat Bench" HF-4163
Hoist "Folding Ab-Crunch Bench" HF-4262


Two injuries have been reported - one laceration and one partial amputation.

The recalled benches were sold at sporting goods stores between February 2004 and January 2006 and cost from $100 to $300. Consumers should stop using the benches immediately and contact Hoist to see if their serial number is included in the recall, and to request a free repair kit.



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If you or a loved one has suffered lacerated or amputated fingers due to your use of a Hoist Exercise Bench, you may qualify for damages or remedies that may be awarded in a possible class action or lawsuit. Please fill in our form on the right to submit your complaint to a lawyer for a free evaluation.

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