Check operator presence interlock system and
brake operation. Adjust or repair any problems
Do not tamper with or defeat safety devices.
Keep guards, shields and interlock safety devices
in place and in proper working condition.
are for your protection.
Keep all fasteners such as nuts, bolts and pins
Visually inspect blades, blade bolts and the cutter
assembly for wear or damage. Replace worn or
damaged blades and bolts to preserve balance.
Verify that machine and attachments,
if any, are
in good operating condition.
Do not engage blades until ready to mow.
Use extra care when loading or unloading the
machine into a trailer or truck.
Slow down and use caution when making turns
and crossing roads and sidewalks.
Stop blades if
Do not run the engine in an enclosed area where
dangerous carbon monoxide fumes can collect.
Do not place your foot on the ground while
operating the machine.
Before operating, lower the discharge chute,
install the mulcher or put the entire grass catcher
Keep clear of the discharge opening at all times.
Never direct the discharge toward a bystander.
Stop operation if someone approaches.
Keep washout ports and other mower housing
service openings closed when mowing.
Use care when pulling loads or using heavy
Use only approved draw bar hitch points.
Limit loads to those you can safely control.
Do not turn sharply. Use care when reversing.
or wheel weights when
suggested in the operator's manual.
Never leave a machine unattended.
off blades, set parking brake, stop engine and
remove key before dismounting.