dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
22. Maintain power tools. 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.
23. Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges
are less likely to bind and are easier to control.
24. 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.
25. 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.
27. Keep handles dry, clean and free from oil and
GRINDER SAFETY WARNINGS
Safety Warnings Common for Grinding, Sanding,
Wire Brushing, or Abrasive Cutting-Off Operations:
This power tool is intended to function as a
grinder, sander, wire brush or cut-off tool.
illustrations and specifications provided with
this power tool. Failure to follow all instructions
listed below may result in electric shock, fire
and/or serious injury.
recommended to be performed with this power
tool. Operations for which the power tool was not
designed may create a hazard and cause personal
Do not use accessories which are not
specifically designed and recommended by
the tool manufacturer. Just because the
accessory can be attached to your power tool, it
does not assure safe operation.
The rated speed of the accessory must be at
least equal to the maximum speed marked on
the power tool. Accessories running faster than
their rated speed can break and fly apart.
The outside diameter and the thickness of
your accessory must be within the capacity
rating of your power tool. Incorrectly sized
accessories cannot be adequately guarded or
The arbour size of wheels, flanges, backing
pads or any other accessory must properly fit
the spindle of the power tool. Accessories with
arbour holes that do not match the mounting
hardware of the power tool will run out of balance,
vibrate excessively and may cause loss of control.
Do not use a damaged accessory. Before each
use inspect the accessory such as abrasive
wheels for chips and cracks, backing pad for
cracks, tear or excess wear, wire brush for
loose or cracked wires. If power tool or
accessory is dropped, inspect for damage or
position yourself and bystanders away from
the plane of the rotating accessory and run the
power tool at maximum no-load speed for one
minute. Damaged accessories will normally break
apart during this test time.
Depending on application, use face shield,
workpiece fragments. The eye protection must
be capable of stopping flying debris generated by
various operations . The dust mask or respirator
must be capable of filtrating particles generated by
your operation. Prolonged exposure to high
intensity noise may cause hearing loss.
Keep bystanders a safe distance away from
work area. Anyone entering the work area
must wear personal protective equipment.
Fragments of workpiece or of a broken accessory
may fly away and cause injury beyond immediate
area of operation.
surfaces only, when performing an operation
where the cutting accessory may contact
hidden wiring or its own cord. Cutting
accessory contacting a "live" wire may make
exposed metal parts of the power tool "live" and
shock the operator.
Position the cord clear of the spinning
accessory. If you lose control, the cord may be cut
or snagged and your hand or arm may be pulled
into the spinning accessory.
12. Never lay the power tool down until the
accessory has come to a complete stop. The
spinning accessory may grab the surface and pull
the power tool out of your control.
13. Do not run the power tool while carrying it at
your side. Accidental contact with the spinning