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Safety Instructions; Additional Safety Rules For Tool - Makita LB1200F Instruction Manual

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Power supply
The tool should be connected only to a power supply of the same
voltage as indicated on the nameplate, and can only be operated
on single-phase AC supply. This tool should be grounded while in
use to protect the operator from electric shock. Use only three-wire
extension cords which have three-prong grounding-type plugs and
three-pole receptacles which accept the tool's plug.


WARNING: When using electric tools, basic safety
precautions, including the following, should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and personal
injury. Read all these instructions before operating this
product and save these instructions.
For safe operations:
Keep work area clean.
Cluttered areas and benches invite injuries.
Consider work area environment.
Do not expose power tools to rain. Do not use power tools in
damp or wet locations. Keep work area well lit. Do not use
power tools where there is risk to cause fire or explosion.
Guard against electric shock.
Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces (e.g.
pipes, radiators, ranges, refrigerators).
Keep children away.
Do not let visitors touch the tool or extension cord.
All visitors should be kept away from work area.
Store idle tools.
When not in use, tools should be stored in a dry, high or locked
up place, out of reach of children.
Do not force the tool.
It will do the job better and safer at the rate for which it was
Use the right tool.
Do not force small tools or attachments to do the job of a heavy
duty tool. Do not use tools for purposes not intended; for
example, do not use circular saws to cut tree limbs or logs.
Dress properly.
Do not wear loose clothing or jewellery, they can be caught in
moving parts. Rubber gloves and non-skid footwear are
recommended when working outdoors. Wear protecting hair
covering to contain long hair.
Use safety glasses and hearing protection.
Also use face or dust mask if the cutting operation is dusty.
10. Connect dust extraction equipment.
If devices are provided for the connection of dust extraction
and collection facilities ensure these are connected and
properly used.
11. Do not abuse the cord.
Never carry the tool by the cord or yank it to disconnect it from
the socket. Keep the cord away from heat, oil and sharp edges.
12. Secure work.
Use clamps or a vice to hold the work. It is safer than using
your hand and it frees both hands to operate the tool.
13. Do not overreach.
Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
14. Maintain tools with care.
Keep cutting tools sharp and clean for better and safer
performance. Follow instructions for lubrication and changing
accessories. Inspect tool cord periodically and if damaged
have it repaired by an authorized service facility. Inspect
extension cords periodically and replace, if damaged. Keep
handles dry, clean and free from oil and grease.
15. Disconnect tools.
When not in use, before servicing and when changing
accessories such as blades, bits and cutters.
16. Remove adjusting keys and wrenches.
Form the habit of checking to see that keys and adjusting
wrenches are removed from the tool before turning it on.
17. Avoid unintentional starting.
Do not carry a plugged-in tool with a finger on the switch.
Ensure switch is off when plugging in.
18. Use outdoor extension leads.
When tool is used outdoors, use only extension cords intended
for outdoor use.
19. Stay alert.
Watch what you are doing. Use common sense.
Do not operate tool when you are tired.
20. Check damaged parts.
Before further use of the tool, a guard or other part that is
damaged should be carefully checked to determine that it will
operate properly and perform its intended function. Check for
alignment of moving parts, free running of moving parts,
breakage of parts, mounting and any other conditions that may
affect its operation. A guard or other part that is damaged
should be properly repaired or replaced by an authorized
service center unless otherwise indicated in this instruction
manual. Have defective switches replaced by an authorized
service facility. Do not use the tool if the switch does not turn it
on and off.
21. Warning.
The use of any accessory or attachment, other than those
recommended in this instruction manual or the catalog, may
present a risk of personal injury.
22. Have your tool repaired by a qualified person.
This electric tool is in accordance with the relevant safety
requirements. Repairs should only be carried out by qualified
persons using original spare parts, otherwise this may result in
considerable danger to the user.
1. Wear eye protection.
2. Don't use the tool in presence of flammable liquids or
3. Always use face or dust mask.
4. Check the blade carefully for cracks or damage before
operation. Replace cracked or damaged blade
5. Use only saw blades recommended by the manufacturer
and which conform to EN847-1.
6. Always use accessories recommended in this manual.
Use of improper accessories such as abrasive cut-off
wheels may cause an injury.
7. Select the correct saw blade for the material to be cut.
8. Do not use saw blades manufactured from high speed
9. To reduce the emitted noise, always be sure that the blade
is sharp and clean.
10. Do not cut metals such as nails and screws. Inspect for
and remove all nails, screws and other foreign matter from
the workpiece before operation.
11. Remove wrenches, cut-off pieces, etc. from the table
before the switch is turned on.



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