Residual Risks - Black & Decker MT218 Original Instructions Manual

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g. 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.
h. 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.
Battery tool use and care
a. Recharge only with the charger specified by the
manufacturer. A charger that is suitable for one type of
battery pack may create a risk of fire when used with
another battery pack.
b. Use power tools only with specifically designated
battery packs. Use of any other battery packs may create
a risk of injury and fire.
c. When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from
other metal objects, like paper clips, coins, keys,
nails, screws, or other small metal objects, that can
make a connection from one terminal to another.
Shorting the battery terminals together may cause burns
or a fire.
d. Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected from
the battery; avoid contact. If contact accidentally
occurs, flush with water. If liquid contacts eyes,
additionally seek medical help. Liquid ejected from the
battery may cause irritation or burns.
e. Do not use a battery pack or tool that is damaged or
modified. Damaged or modified batteries may exhibit
unpredictable behaviour resulting in fire, explosion or risk
of injury.
f. Do not expose a battery pack or tool to fire or
excessive temperature. Exposure to fire or temperature
above 130 °C may cause explosion.
g. Follow all charging instructions and do not charge the
battery pack or tool outside the temperature range
specified in the instructions. Charging improperly or at
temperatures outside the specified range may damage the
battery and increase the risk of fire.
a. 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.
b. Never service damaged battery packs. Service of
battery packs should only be performed by the
manufacturer or authorized service providers.
(Original instructions)
Additional power tool safety warnings
Warning! Additional safety warnings for
Hold the power tool by insulated gripping surfaces,
when performing an operation where the cutting
accessory may contact hidden wiring. Cutting
accessory contacting a "live" wire may make exposed
metal parts of the power tool "live" and could give the
operator an electric shock.
Use clamps or another practical way to secure and
support the work piece to a stable platform. Holding
the work by hand or against your body leaves it unstable
and may lead to loss of control.
Before driving fasteners into walls, floors or ceilings,
check for the location of wiring and pipes.
The intended use is described in this instruction
The use of any accessory or attachment or
performance of any operation with this tool other than
those recommended in this instruction manual may
present a risk of personal injury and/or damage to
Safety instructions when using long drill bits
Never operate at higher speed than the maximum
speed rating of the drill bit. At higher speeds, the bit is
likely to bend if allowed to rotate freely without contacting
the workpiece, resulting in personal injury.
Always start drilling at low speed and with the bit tip
in contact with the workpiece. At higher speeds, the bit
is likely to bend if allowed to rotate freely without
contacting the workpiece, resulting in personal injury.
Apply pressure only in direct line with the bit and do
not apply excessive pressure. Bits can bend causing
breakage or loss of control, resulting in personal injury.
Safety of others
This tool is not intended for use by persons (including
children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge,
unless they have been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible
for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.

Residual risks

Additional residual risks may arise when using the tool which
may not be included in the enclosed safety warnings. These
risks can arise from misuse, prolonged use etc.
Even with the application of the relevant safety regulations
and the implementation of safety devices, certain residual


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