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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Read and understand all of the safety precautions, warnings and operating instructions in the Instruction Manual
before operating or maintaining this battery charger.
Most accidents that result from battery charger operation and maintenance are caused by the failure to observe
basic safety rules or precautions. An accident can often be avoided by recognizing a potentially hazardous situation
before it occurs, and by observing appropriate safety procedures.
Basic safety precautions are outlined in the "SAFETY" section of this Instruction Manual and in the sections which
contain the operation and maintenance instructions.
Hazards that must be avoided to prevent bodily injury or machine damage are identified by WARNINGS on the
battery charger and in this Instruction Manual.
NEVER use this battery charger in a manner that has not been specifically recommended by HITACHI.

MEANINGS OF SIGNAL WORDS

WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situations which, if ignored, could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situations which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate
injury, or may cause machine damage.
NOTE emphasizes essential information.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

WARNING:
Death or serious bodily injury could result from improper or unsafe use of battery chargers. To avoid these
risks, follow these basic safety instructions:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS
1.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS – This manual
contains important safety and operating
instructions for battery charger Model UC18YGL.
2.
Before using battery charger, read all instructions
and cautionary markings on (1) battery charger,
(2) battery, and (3) product using battery.
3.
CAUTION – To reduce risk of injury, charge
HITACHI rechargeable battery types BCL14, BCL18
series and EBM1830. Other type of batteries may
burst causing personal injury and damage.
4.
Do not expose battery charger to rain or snow.
5.
Use of an attachment not recommended or sold
by the battery charger manufacturer may result in
a risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons.

SAFETY

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
6.
To reduce risk of damage to electric plug and cord,
pull by plug when disconnecting battery charger.
7.
Make sure cord is located so that it will not be
stepped on, tripped over, or otherwise subjected
to damage or stress.
8.
An extension cord should not be used unless
absolutely necessary. Use of improper extension
cord could result in a risk of fire and electric shock.
If extension cord must be used make sure:
a.
That blades of extension cord are the same
number, size, and shape as those of plug on
battery charger:
b.
That extension cord is properly wired and in
good electrical condition; and
c.
That wire size is large enough for AC ampere
rating of battery charger as specified in Table
1.
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