The purpose o fsafety s ymbols i stoattract y ourattention topossible d angers. The safety s ymbols, and
theexplanations withthem, deserve y ourcareful attention andunderstanding.
The safety w arnings do
notbythemselves eliminate anydanger. The instructions orwarnings they give arenotsubstitutes for
proper accident prevention measures.
Failure to obey a safety warning can result in serious injuryto yourself or to others.
Always follow the safety precautionsto reduce the riskof fire, electric shock and personal injury.
Failure to obey a safety warning may result in property damage or personal injuryto
yourself or to others.Always follow the safety precautionsto reduce the risk of fire, electric shock
and personal injury.
Advises you of informationor instructionsvital to the operationor maintenance of the equipment.
Do not attempt to operate thistool
until you have read thoroughly and understand
completely all instructions,safety rules, etc.
contained in this manual. Failure to comply can
result in accidents involvingfire, electric shock,
or serious personal injury. Save owner's manual
and review frequently for continuing safe
operation, and instructingothers who may use
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS
KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL. Read owner's
manual carefully. Learn its applications and
limitations as well as the specific potential
hazards related to this tool.
GUARD AGAINST ELECTRICAL SHOCK by
preventing body contact with grounded surfaces.
For example: Pipes, radiators, ranges, refrigera-
KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas
and benches invite accidents.
AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT. Don't
use power tool in damp or wet locations or
expose to rain. Keep work area well lit.
KEEP CHILDREN AND VISITORS AWAY. All
visitors should wear safety glasses and be kept a
safe distance from work area. Do not let visitors
contact tool or extension cord.
STORE IDLE TOOLS. When not in use tools
should be stored in a dry and high or locked-up
place - out of the reach of children.
DON'T FORCE TOOL. It will do the job better
;and sa_r at the rate for wh ch it was designed.
USE RIGHT TOOL. Don't force small tool or
attachment to do the job of a heavy duty tool.
Don't use tool for purpose not intended - for
example - A circular saw should never be used
for cutting tree limbs or logs.
WEAR PROPER APPAREL. Do not wear loose
clothing or jewelry that can get caught in tool's
moving parts and cause personal injury. Rubber
gloves and nonskidfootwear are recommended
when working outdoors. Wear protective hair
covering to contain long hair and keep it from
being drawn into nearby air vents.
ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES. Everyday
eyeglasses have only impact-resistant lenses;
they are NOT safety glasses.
PROTECT YOUR LUNGS. Wear a face mask or
dust mask if operation is dusty.
PROTECT YOUR REARING. Wear hearing
protectionduring extended periods of operation.
SECURE WORK. Use clamps or a vise to hold
work. It's safer than using your hand and it frees
both hands to operate tool.
DON'T OVERREACH. Keep proper footingand
balance at all times. Do not use on a ladder or
• AINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE. Keep tools
sharp at all times, and clean for best and safest
performance. Follow instructionsfor lubricating
and changing accessories.
RE•OVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND
WRENCHES. Form habit of checking to see that
keys and adjustingwrenches are removed from
tool before turning it on.