ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES FOR TOOL
Be aware that this tool is always in an operating
condition, because it does not have to be
plugged into an electrical outlet.
Hold tool by insulated gripping surfaces when
performing an operation where the cutting tool
may contact hidden wiring. Contact with a "live"
wire will also make exposed metal parts of the tool
"live" and shock the operator.
Wear ear protectors.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR
Before using battery cartridge, read all instruc-
tions and cautionary markings on (1) battery
charger, (2) battery, and (3) product using bat-
Do not disassemble battery cartridge.
If operating time has become excessively
shorter, stop operating immediately. It may
result in a risk of overheating, possible burns
and even an explosion.
If electrolyte gets into your eyes, rinse them out
with clear water and seek medical attention right
away. It may result in loss of your eyesight.
Always cover the battery terminals with the bat-
tery cover when the battery cartridge is not
Do not short the battery cartridge:
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Tips for maintaining maximum battery life
Charge the battery cartridge before completely
Always stop tool operation and charge the bat-
tery cartridge when you notice less tool power.
Never recharge a fully charged battery cartridge.
Overcharging shortens the battery service life.
Check the socket carefully for wear, cracks or
damage before installation.
Hold the tool firmly.
Always be sure you have a firm footing.
Be sure no one is below when using the tool in
The proper fastening torque may differ depend-
ing upon the kind or size of the bolt. Check the
torque with a torque wrench.
(1) Do not touch the terminals with any con-
(2) Avoid storing battery cartridge in a con-
tainer with other metal objects such as
nails, coins, etc.
(3) Do not expose battery cartridge to water or
A battery short can cause a large current flow,
overheating, possible burns and even a break-
Do not store the tool and battery cartridge in
locations where the temperature may reach or
exceed 50°C (122°F).
Do not incinerate the battery cartridge even if it
is severely damaged or is completely worn out.
The battery cartridge can explode in a fire.
Be careful not to drop or strike battery.
Charge the battery cartridge with room tempera-
ture at 10°C - 40°C (50°F - 104°F). Let a hot bat-
tery cartridge cool down before charging it.
Charge the Nickel Metal Hydride battery car-
tridge when you do not use it for more than six