Additional Safety Warnings - Black & Decker GL300 Instruction Manual

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c. Disconnect the plug from the power source and/or the
battery pack from the power tool before making any
adjustments, changing accessories, or storing power
tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
d. Store idle power tools out of the reach of children and
do not allow persons unfamiliar with the power tool or
these instructions to operate the power tool. Power
tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
e. Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or
binding of moving parts, breakage of parts and any
other condition that may affect the power tools
operation. If damaged, have the power tool repaired
before use. Many accidents are caused by poorly
maintained power tools.
Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained
cutting tools with sharp cutting edges are less likely to
bind and are easier to control.
5. Service
a. Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair
person using only identical replacement parts. This
will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
6. Electrical safety
Your tool is double insulated; therefore no earth wire
is required. Always check that the main voltage
corresponds to the voltage on the rating plate.
Warning! If the power cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer, authorized
Black & Decker Service Center or an equally qualified
person in order to avoid damage or injury. If the power
cord is replaced by an equally qualified person, but
not authorized by Black & Decker, the warranty will
not be valid.
7. Labels on tool
The label on your tool may include the following symbols:
Read instructions manual
Use eye protection
Use ear protection
V ........... Volts
A ........... Amperes
Hz ......... Hertz
W........... Watts
min........ minutes
........ Alternating current
........ Direct current
.......... No-Load speed
........ Class II Construction
........ Earthing terminal
........ Safety alert symbol
.../min.... Revolutions or
per minute


To Reduce Risk of Injury:
Before any use, be sure everyone using this tool reads and
understands all safety instructions and other information
contained in this manual.
Save these instructions and review frequently prior to use
and in instructing others.
Caution! Wear appropriate personal hearing protection
during use. Under some conditions and duration of use,
noise from this product may contribute to hearing loss.
times when trimming.
GUARD — Do not use trimmer without guard attached.
NYLON LINE — Keep face, hands and feet clear of rotating
nylon line at all times. Do not extend beyond length specified
in this manual. Wear long pants to protect your legs.
KEEP ALL BY-STANDERS AWAY — at a safe distance
from work area, especially children.
AVOID ACCIDENTAL STARTING — don't carry plugged in
tool with finger on trigger.
DO NOT FORCE THE TOOL — at a rate faster than the
rate at which it is able to cut effectively.
USE THE RIGHT TOOL — Do not use this tool for any job
except that for which it is intended.
DON'T OVERREACH — Keep proper footing and balance
at all times.
WARNING — To prevent electric shock hazard, use only
with an extension cord suitable for outdoor use. Always
connect extension cords to a fused line or one protected by
a circuit breaker.
DON'T ABUSE CORD — Don't yank cord from receptacle.
Keep cord from heat, oil and sharp edges.
EXTENSION CORDS — to prevent disconnection of
extension cord during operation, use extension cord retainer
as described in this manual.
DAMAGE TO UNIT — If you strike or become entangled
with a foreign object, stop trimmer immediately, unplug,
check for damage and have any damage repaired before
further operation is attempted. Do not operate with a broken
hub or spool.
DAMAGE TO CORD — Keep power cord away from rotating
line. If you damage the extension cord, unplug it at the
electrical outlet before moving the trimmer or examining the
damage. If there is damage to the extension cord, replace
cord before further use.
If the cord gets damaged or cut, disconnect
immediately from plug.
DISCONNECT TOOL — When not in use, when replacing
line, or prior to cleaning hub.

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