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Important Safety Information - Kärcher HD 2.8/20 Pb Operator's Manual

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IMPOrTANT SAfeTy INfOrMATION

WARNING: Flammable liquids
WArNING
can create fumes which can ig-
nite, causing property damage
or severe injury.
WARNING: Risk of explosion
— Do not spray flammable liq-
uids.
rISk Of exPlOSION:
dO NOT SPrAy
flAMMABle
lIqUIdS.
10. Keep operating area clear of
WARNING: This machine exceeds
WArNING
85 db appropriate ear protection
must be worn.
eAr PrOTeCTION
MUST Be WOrN
WARNING: High pressure spray
WArNING
can cause paint chips or other
particles to become airborne
and fly at high speeds. To avoid
personal injury, eye, hand and
foot safety devices must be
worn.
USe PrOTeCTIve
eye WeAr
11. Eye, hand, and foot protection
ANd ClOTHING
WHeN OPerATING
THIS eqUIPMeNT.
WARNING: Grip cleaning wand
WArNING
securely with both hands before
starting. Failure to do this could
result in injury from a whipping
wand.
12. To reduce the risk of injury,
TrIGGer GUN kICkS
BACk - HOld WITH
BOTH HANdS
to operate the pressure washer. This machine
must be attended during operation.
WARNING: High pressure devel-
WArNING
oped by these machines will
cause personal injury or equip-
ment damage. Keep clear of
nozzle. Use caution when oper-
ating. Do not direct discharge
stream at people, or severe in-
rISk Of INjeCTION
jury or death will result.
Or Severe INjUry
TO PerSONS. keeP
CleAr Of NOzzle.
13. Never make adjustments on machine while in op-
eration.
all persons.
must be worn when using this
equipment.
close supervision is necessary
when a machine is used near
children. Do not allow children
9.800-083.0 • Rev. 01/08
14. Be certain all quick coupler fittings are secured
before using pressure washer.
WARNING: Protect machine from
WArNING
freezing.
15. To keep machine in best
PrOTeCT frOM
freezING
serious bodily injury, and/or property damage. Fol-
low storage instructions specified in this manual.
16. The best insurance against an accident is precau-
tion and knowledge of the machine.
WARNING: Be extremely careful
WArNING
when using a ladder, scaffolding
or any other relatively unstable
location. The cleaning area
should have adequate slopes
and drainage to reduce the pos-
sibility of a fall due to slippery
rISk Of INjUry
surfaces.
frOM fAllS WHeN
USING lAdder.
17. Do not overreach or stand on unstable support.
Keep good footing and balance at all times.
18. Do not operate this machine when fatigued or under
the influence of alcohol, prescription medications,
or drugs.
19. Inlet water must be clean fresh water and no hotter
then 90°F.
20. Manufacturer will not be liable for any changes
made to our standard machines or any components
not purchased from us.
21. Do not allow acids, caustic or abrasive fluids to pass
through the pump.
22. Never run pump dry or leave spray gun closed
longer than 1-2 minutes.
Follow the maintenance instructions
specified in the manual.
operating conditions, it is
important you protect machine
from freezing. Failure to protect
machine from freezing could
cause malfunction of the
machine and result in death,
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