Virtually every Workshop has jack stands that have been in use for a long period of time. Whether it is age or deterioration, it’s possible that the WARNING label may have fallen off or become eligible. Maybe it hasn’t been updated since the latest revision of the standard AS 2538 in 2016. The majority of changes made at this time were directly related to the WARNING label. To inform the end-user of the risks and hazards associated with the use of all jack stands. Assuming that they comply in a technical sense, a current WARNING label is still required to be visible on each stand.
It’s a good idea to include a visual check of your label in your pre-operational inspection before use and if you find that you are in need of one, let us help you keep your people safe and download a copy of ours: