ELECTRICAL SAFETY cont.
5. If operating the power tool in damp locations is unavoidable, ALWAYS use a Ground
Fault Circuit Interrupter to supply power to your tool. ALWAYS wear electrician's
rubber gloves and footwear
in damp conditions,
6. DO NOT expose power tools to rain or wet conditionsr Water entering a power tool
will increase the risk of electric shock.
7. DO NOT abuse the cord_ NEVER use the cord to carry the tools or pull the plug from
the outlet. Keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges or moving parts. Replace
Damaged cords increase the risk of electric shock
8. When operating a power tool outside, ALWAYS use an outdoor extension cord marked
"W-A" or "W" These cords are rated for outdoor use and reduce the risk of electric shock
NOTE: The extension cord must have adequate wire size AWG (American Wire Gauge) for safe,
efficient use Smaller gauge wires, have greater capacity (16 gauge wire has more capacity
than 18 gauge wire)
1, ALWAYS stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common
sense when operating
a power tool. DO NOT use tool while tired or under the influence of drugs, alcohol,
A moment of inattention while operating power tools may result in serious
2. ALWAYS dress properly° DO NOT wear loose clothing
or jewelry. Pull back long hair.
Keep your hair, clothing,
and gloves away from moving parts.
Loose clothes, jewelry, or long hair can be caught in moving parts