Your Black & Decker drill/screwdriver has been designed for
screwdriving applications and for drilling in wood, metal,
plastics and soft masonry.
This tool is intended for consumer use only.
General safety rules
Warning! Read all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions
listed below may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious
injury. The term "power tool" in all of the warnings listed
below refers to your mains operated (corded) power tool or
battery operated (cordless) power tool.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
1. Work area
a. Keep work area clean and well lit.
areas invite accidents.
b. Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases
or dust. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the
dust or fumes.
c. Keep children and bystanders away while operating
a power tool. Distractions can cause you to lose control.
2. Electrical safety
a. Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify
the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs
with earthed (grounded) power tools.
and matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
b. Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded
surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges and
refrigerators. There is an increased risk of electric shock
if your body is earthed or grounded.
c. Do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions.
Water entering a power tool will increase the risk of
d. Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for
carrying, pulling or unplugging the power tool.
Keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges or
moving parts. Damaged or entangled cords increase the
risk of electric shock.
e. When operating a power tool outdoors, use an
extension cord suitable for outdoor use.
suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock.
3. Personal safety
a. Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use
common sense when operating a power tool. Do not
use a power tool while you are tired or under the
influence of drugs, alcohol or medication.
of inattention while operating power tools may result in
serious personal injury.
b. Use safety equipment. Always wear eye protection.
c. Avoid accidental starting. Ensure the switch is in
d. Remove any adjusting key or wrench before turning
e. Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance
Cluttered and dark
g. If devices are provided for the connection of dust
4. Power tool use and care
a. Do not force the power tool. Use the correct power
b. Do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn
c. Disconnect the plug from the power source before
d. Store idle power tools out of the reach of children
e. Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or
Use of a cord
g. Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc.,
Safety equipment such as dust mask, non-skid safety
shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection used for
appropriate conditions will reduce personal injuries.
the off position before plugging in.
tools with your finger on the switch or plugging in power
tools that have the switch on invites accidents.
the power tool on. A wrench or a key left attached to a
rotating part of the power tool may result in personal injury.
at all times. This enables better control of the power tool
in unexpected situations.
Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or
jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing and gloves away
from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewellery or long hair
can be caught in moving parts.
extraction and collection facilities, ensure these
are connected and properly used.
devices can reduce dust related hazards.
tool for your application. The correct power tool will do
the job better and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
it on and off. Any power tool that cannot be controlled
with the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
making any adjustments, changing accessories, or
storing power tools. Such preventive safety measures
reduce the risk of starting the power tool accidentally.
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.
binding of moving parts, breakage of parts and any
other condition that may affect the power tools
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.
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges are less
likely to bind and are easier to control.
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 these