Before using your cutting tool, it is critical that you read and understand these safety rules.
Failure to follow these rules could result in serious injury to you or damage to the cutting tool.
Good safety practices are a combination of common
sense, staying alert and understanding how to use your
power tool. To avoid mistakes that could cause serious
injury, do not plug in your cutting tool until you have read
and understood the following safety rules:
READ and become familiar with this entire Owner's
Manual. LEARN the tool's applications, limitations and
2. IA WARNING I
Lock for this symbol that identifies important safety
precautions. It means CAUTION!
YOUR SAFETY IS INVOLVEDI
REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES.
Form the habit of checking to see that keys and
adjusting wrenches are removed from the tool before
NEVER LEAVE TOOL RUNNING UNATTENDED.
TURN THE POWER "OFF".
Do not leave the tool
before it comes to a complete stop.
NEVER STAND ON TOOL.
Serious injury could
occur if the tool is tipped or if the cutting tool is
DO NOT OVER REACH.
Keep proper footing and
balance at all times.
KEEP GUARDS IN PLACE and in working order.
DO NOT USE IN A DANGEROUS
such as damp or wet locations or exposure to rain.
Keep work area well lighted.
DO NOT use power tools in the presence of
flammable liquids or gases.
KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN.
Cluttered areas and
workbenches invite accidents.
KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. All visitors should be kept
at a safe distance from the work area.
DO NOT FORCE THE TOOL.
It will do the job better
and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
USE THE RIGHT TOOL. Do not force the tool or
attachment to do a job for which it is not designed.
10. WEAR PROPER APPAREL.
DO NOT wear loose
clothing, gloves, neckties, rings, bracelets or other
jewelry that may get caught in moving parts. Non-slip
footwear is recommended. Wear protective hair
covering to contain long hair.
19. MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE. Keep tools sharp
and clean for most efficient and safest performance.
Follow instructions for lubricating and changing
20. CHECK FOR DAMAGED PARTS. Before further use
of the tool, a guard or other part that is damaged
should be carefully checked to ensure it will operate
properly and perform its intended function.
alignment of moving parts, binding of moving parts,
mounting and any other conditions that may affect its
safe operation. A guard or other part that is damaged
should be properly repaired or replaced.
21. MAKE WORKSHOP CHILD PROOF with padlocks,
master switches or by removing starter keys.
22. DO NOT operate the tool if you are under the
influence of any drugs, alcohol or medication that
could impair your ability to use the to01 safely.
23. USE DUST COLLECTION
Dust generated from certain materials can
be hazardous to your health and in some cases, a fire
hazard. Always operate the power tool in a well
ventilated area with adequate dust removal.
11. WEAR A FACE MASK OR DUST MASK. Sawing,
cutting, drilling and sanding operations produce
TOOLS FROM THE POWER
SOURCE before servicing and when changing
accessories such as blades, bits, cutters, etc.
13. REDUCE THE RISK OF UNINTENTIONAL
Make sure the switch is in the "OFF"
position before plugging into the power source.
14. USE ONLY RECOMMENDED
Consult the Owner's Manual for recommended
accessories. The use of improper accessories may
cause injury to you or damage to the tool.
24. ALWAYS WEAR EYE PROTECTION.
tool can throw foreign objects into
your eyes which could cause
permanent eye damage. ALWAYS
wear safety goggles (not glasses)
that comply with ANSI safety
standard Z87.1. Everyday glasses have only impact
resistant lenses. They ARE NOT safety glasses.
Safety goggles are available at Sears.
or goggles not in compliance with ANSI
Z87.1 could cause serious injury when they break.