SAFE OPERATION PRACTICES FOR RIDE-ON MOWERS
Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not
alert to the presence of children. Children are often
attracted to the machine and the mowing activity.
Never assume that children will remain where you last
NEVER allow children to operate the machine.
Keep children out of the mowing area and under
the watchful care of another responsible adult.
Be alert and turn off the machine if children enter
Before and when backing, look behind and down
for small children.
Never carry children. They may fall off and be
seriously injured or interfere with safe machine
Use extra care when approaching blind corners,
shrubs, trees, or other objects that may obscure
The operation of any mower can result in foreign
objects thrown into the eyes, which can result
in severe eye damage. Always wear safety
glasses or eye shields while operating your
mower or performing any adjustments or repairs.
We recommend a wide vision safety mask over
spectacles or standard safety glasses.
Use extra care in handling gasoline and other
fuels. They are flammable and vapors are
Use only an approved container.
Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the
Allow engine to cool before refueling.
Do not smoke.
Never refuel the machine indoors.
Never store the machine or fuel container
inside where there is an open flame, such as
a water heater.
Never run a machine inside a closed area.
Keep nuts and bolts, especially blade attachment
bolts, tight and keep equipment in good
Never tamper with safety devices. Check there
proper operation regularly.
In order to prevent accidental starting
when setting up, transporting,
adjusting or making repairs, always
disconnect spark plug wire and place
wire where it cannot contact spark
DO NOT operate mower with grass
catcher partially installed.
Disengage blades and stop engine
before leaving mower seat to empty
containers, unclogging chutes, etc.
Close cover before starting.
Disengage mower blades when
crossing driveways or gravel
surfaces and other areas where
thrown objects could be a hazard.
DO NOT attempt to vacuum up
cans or other potentially hazardous
Grass catcher components are subject
to wear, damage and deterioration,
which could expose moving parts or
allow objects to be thrown. Frequently
check components and replace with
manufacturer's recommended parts