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protection used for appropriate conditions
will reduce personal injuries.
Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the
switch is in the off-position before
connecting to power source and / or
battery pack, picking up or carrying the
tool. Carrying power tools with your finger
on the switch or energizing power tools that
have the switch on invites accidents.
Remove any adjusting key or wrench
before turning the power tool on. A wrench
or a key left attached to a rotating part of
the power tool may result in personal injury.
Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and
balance at all times. This enables better
control of the power tool in unexpected
Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing
or jewelry. Keep your hair, clothing and
gloves away from moving parts. Loose
clothes, jewelry or long hair can be caught
in moving parts.
If devices are provided for the connection
of dust extraction and collection facilities,
ensure these are connected and properly
used. Use of dust collection can reduce
dust-related hazards.
Do not let familiarity gained from frequent
use of tools allow you to become
complacent and ignore tool safety
principles. A careless action can cause
severe injury within a fraction of a second.
▶ Power tool use and care
Do not force the power tool. Use the
correct power tool for your application.
The correct power tool will do the job
better and safer at the rate for which it was
Do not use the power tool if the switch
does not turn it on and off. Any power tool
that cannot be controlled with the switch is
dangerous and must be repaired.
Wait for the cutter to stop before setting
the tool down. An exposed rotating cutter
may engage the surface leading to possible
loss of control and serious injury.
Hold the power tool by insulated gripping
surfaces only, because the cutter may
contact its own cord. Cutting a "live" wire
may make exposed metal parts of the tool
General Power Tool Safety Warnings
Safety Rules for Planers
Disconnect the plug from the power
source and/or remove the battery pack, if
detachable, from the power tool before
making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing power tools. Such
preventive safety measures reduce the risk
of starting the power tool accidentally.
Store idle power tools out of the reach of
children and do not allow persons
unfamiliar with the power tool or these
instructions to operate the power tool.
Power tools are dangerous in the hands of
untrained users.
Maintain power tools and accessories.
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 maintained 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, 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.
Keep handles and grasping surfaces dry,
clean and free from oil and grease.
Slippery handles and grasping surfaces do
not allow for safe handling and control of
the tool in unexpected situations.
▶ Service
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 maintained.
"live" and could give the operator an electric
Use clamps or another practical way to
secure and support the workpiece to a
stable platform. Holding the workpiece by
your hand or against the body leaves it
unstable and may lead to loss of control.
Always start the planer before blade is in



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