28 Using Batteries
Battery Safety Information
Do not open batteries, or dispose of them in fire, or cause them to short circuit. They may ignite,
explode, leak or heat up, causing personal injury.
Dispose of used batteries promptly and in an environmentally-responsible manner. Do not dispose of
the battery in normal waste containers. Consult your hospital administrator to find out about local
Do not disassemble, heat above 100
F) or incinerate the batteries, to avoid the risk of fire and
burns. Keep batteries out of the reach of children and in their original package until you are ready to
If battery leakage should occur, use caution in removing the battery. Avoid contact with skin. Refer to
qualified service personnel.