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Specific Safety Rules - Craftsman 315.116020 Operator's Manual

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 maintain power tools. check for misalignment or
binding of moving parts, breakage of parts, and any
other condition that may affect the power tool's
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 main-
tained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges are less
likely to bind and are easier to control.
 Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc.,
in accordance with these instructions and in the
manner intended for the particular type of power
tool, taking into account the working conditions
and the work to be performed. Use of the power
tool for operations different from those intended could
result in a hazardous situation.
BatterY tOOL USe anD care
 ensure the switch is in the off position before
inserting battery pack. Inserting the battery pack into
power tools that have the switch on invites accidents.
 recharge only with the charger specified by the
manufacturer. A charger that is suitable for one type
of battery pack may create a risk of fire when used with
another battery pack.
 hold power tools by insulated gripping surfaces
when performing an operation where the cutting
tool may contact hidden wiring or its own cord.
Contact with a "live" wire will make exposed metal
parts of the tool "live" and shock the operator.
 wear hearing protection with impact wrenches.
Exposure to noise can cause hearing loss.
 Know your power tool. read operator's manual
carefully. Learn its applications and limitations, as
well as the specific potential hazards related to this
power tool. Following this rule will reduce the risk of
electric shock, fire, or serious injury.
 always wear eye protection marked to comply with
anSi Z87.1. Failure to do so could result in objects be-
ing thrown into your eyes, resulting in possible serious
 protect your lungs. wear a face or dust mask if the
operation is dusty. Following this rule will reduce the
risk of serious personal injury.
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 Use power tools only with specifically designated
battery packs. Use of any other battery packs may
create a risk of injury and fire.
 when battery pack is not in use, keep it away from
other metal objects like paper clips, coins, keys,
nails, screws, or other small metal objects that can
make a connection from one terminal to another.
Shorting the battery terminals together may cause
burns or a fire.
 Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected
from the battery, avoid contact. if contact acci-
dentally occurs, flush with water. if liquid contacts
eyes, additionally seek medical help. Liquid ejected
from the battery may cause irritation or burns.
 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 main-
To reduce the risk of injury, user must
read instruction manual.
 when servicing a power tool, use only identical
replacement parts. Follow instructions in the main-
tenance section of this manual. Use of unauthorized
parts or failure to follow Maintenance instructions may
create a risk of shock or injury.
 protect your hearing. wear hearing protection
during extended periods of operation. Following this
rule will reduce the risk of serious personal injury.
 Use this tool only with impact rated sockets and
 the metal casting on the front of this tool gets hot
during use. Avoid touching this surface while operat-
ing or changing sockets.
 Battery tools do not have to be plugged into an
electrical outlet; therefore, they are always in
operating condition. Be aware of possible hazards
when not using your battery tool or when changing
accessories. Following this rule will reduce the risk of
electric shock, fire, or serious personal injury.
 Do not place battery tools or their batteries near
fire or heat. This will reduce the risk of explosion and
possibly injury.
 Do not crush, drop or damage battery pack. Do
not use a battery pack or charger that has been

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