SAfeTy gUIDeLINeS - DefINITIONS
It is important for you to read and understand this manual. The information it contains
relates to protecting YOUR SAFETY and PREVENTING PROBLEMS. The symbols
below are used to help you recognize this information.
Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will
result in death or serious injury.
could result in death or serious injury.
result in minor or mod er ate injury.
Used without the safety alert symbol indicates potentially hazardous
situation which, if not avoided, may result in property damage.
Important Safety Instructions
Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow all
instructions listed below may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury.
• KeeP GuaRDS in PLace and in working order.
• ReMove aDJuStinG KeYS anD WRencheS. Form habit of checking to see that
keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning it on.
• KeeP WoRK aRea cLean. Cluttered areas and benches invite injuries.
• Don't uSe in DanGeRouS enviRonMent. Don't use power tools in damp or wet
locations, or expose them to rain. Keep work area well lighted.
• KeeP chiLDRen aWaY. All visitors should be kept at a safe distance from work area.
• MaKe WoRKShoP KiD PRooF with padlocks, master switches, or by removing
• Don't FoRce tooL. It will do the job better and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
• uSe RiGht tooL. Don't force tool or attachment to do a job for which it was not designed.
• uSe PRoPeR eXtenSion coRD. Make sure your extension cord is in good
condition. When using and extension cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to carry
the current your product will draw. An undersized cord will cause a drop in line voltage
resulting in loss of power and overheating. The following table shows the correct size
to use depending on cord length and nameplate ampere rating. If in doubt, use the
next heavier gauge. The smaller the gauge number, the heavier the cord.
• WeaR PRoPeR aPPaReL. Do not wear loose clothing, neckties, rings, bracelets,
or other jewelry which may get caught in moving parts. Non slip footwear is
recommended. Wear protective hair covering to contain long hair.
cover moving parts and should also be avoided.
• aLWaYS uSe SaFetY GLaSSeS which meet the ANSI Z87.1 requirements. Also
use face or dust mask if cutting operation is dusty. Everyday eyeglasses only have
impact resistant lenses, they are not safety glasses.
• SecuRe WoRK. Use clamps or a vise to hold work. It's safer than using your hand
and it frees both hands to operate tool.
• Don't oveRReach. Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
Indicates a potentially haz ard ous situation which, if not avoided, may
Save theSe inStRuctionS
Minimum gauge for Cord Sets
(0-7,6m) (7,6-15,2m) (15,2-30,4m) (30,4-45,7m)
(0-15,2m) (15,2-30,4m) (30,4-60,9m) (60,9-91,4m)
Total Length of Cord in feet
American Wire Gage
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