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Safety; Important Safety Instructions For Use Of The Compressor - Hitachi EC25E - Lon Wheelbarrow Air Compressor Instruction Manual

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WARNING:
Death or serious bodily injury could result from improper or unsafe use of this compressor.
To avoid these risks, follow these basic safety instructions:
1. NEVER TOUCH MOVING PARTS.
Never place your hands, fingers or other body parts near
this compressor's moving parts.
2. NEVER OPERATE WITHOUT ALL GUARDS IN
PLACE.
Never operate this compressor without any guards or
safety features in place and in proper working condition. If
maintenance or servicing requires the removal of guard or
safety features, be sure to replace the guard or safety
features before resuming operation of this compressor.
3. ALWAYS WEAR EYE PROTECTION.
Always wear safety goggles approved by Ansi or equivalent
eye protection. Compressed air must never be aimed at
anyone or any part of the body.
4. PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK.
Don't expose this compressor to rain. Never operate this
compressor in damp or wet locations.
5. STOP THE ENGINE.
Always stop the engine and pull out the spark plug cap to
prevent any sudden start of the engine and remove the
compressed air from the air tank before servicing,
inspecting, maintaining, cleaning, replacing or checking
any parts.
6. STORE COMPRESSOR PROPERLY.
When not in use, this compressor should be stored in a
dry place. Keep out of reach of children. Lock-out the
storage area.
Do not store this compressor near an open flame or any
equipment such as a stove, furnace, water heater, etc.
which utilizes a pilot light or sparking device.
7. KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN.
Cluttered areas invite injuries. Always clear all work areas of
unnecessary tools, debris, furniture, etc.

SAFETY

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FOR USE OF THE COMPRESSOR
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS
8. CONSIDER WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT.
Don't expose this compressor to rain. Don't use this
compressor in damp or wet locations. Keep work
area well lit and well ventilated. Operate this
compressor at a stable place all the time.
Do not operate in flammable environment. This
compressor produces sparks during operation.
Never use this compressor in site containing
lacquer, paint, benzine, thinner, gasoline, gases,
adhesive agents, and other materials which are
combustible or explosive.
This compressor contains some component parts
that tend to produce arcs or sparks, and therefore,
when located in a garage, it should be in a room or
enclosure provided for this purpose, and should be
18 inches (457 mm) or more above the floor.
A spark arrester must be added to the muffler of this
engine if it is to be used on any forest covered, brush
covered or grass covered unimproved land. The
arrester must be maintained in effective working
condition by the operator.
Gasoline engines produce carbon monoxide; a
poisonous odorless gas which may cause death.
Do not start or operate this compressor in an
enclosed area.
Operate this compressor at least 12 inches away
from any wall or obstruction.
9. KEEP VISITORS AWAY.
All visitors should be kept safely away from work
area.
10. DRESS PROPERLY.
Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. They can be
caught in moving parts.
Wear protective hair covering to contain long hair.
11. STAY ALERT.
Watch what you are doing. Use common sense. Do
not operate this compressor when you are tired.
This compressor should never be used by you if you
are under the influence of alcohol, drugs or
medication that makes you drowsy.
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