When using electric gardening
tools, basic safety precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and personal
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• Avoid dangerous
- don't use power tools in damp or wet
Don't use in rain.
Keep children away - all visitors should be kept at a distance from the work
Dress properly - do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. They can be caught in
moving parts. Use of rubber gloves and substantial
when working outdoors.
hair covering to contain long hair.
Use safety glasses - always use face or dust mask if operation
Use the correct tool - do not use the tool for any job except that for which it is
• Avoid unintentional
starting - don't carry the tool with a finger on switch.
sure switch is off when plugging
Don't grasp the exposed cutting blades or cutting edges when picking up or
holding the tool.
Don't force the tool - it will do the job better and with less likelihood
of a risk of
injury at the rate for which it was designed.
- keep proper footing and balance at all times.
Stay Alert - Watch what you are doing. Use common sense. Do not operate
tool when you are tired.
Store idle tools indoors - when not in use, tools should be stored indoors in a
dry, and high or locked-up
place - out of reach of children.
Maintain tool with care - keep cutting edges sharp and clean for best
and to reduce the risk of injury. Follow instructions
Inspect tool cord periodically,
and if damaged,
by an authorized
service facility. Inspect extension
and replace if damaged.
Keep handles dry, clean, and free from oil and
parts - before further use of the tool, a guard or other part
that is damaged
should be carefully checked to determine
that it will operate
properly and perform
its intended function.
Check for alignment of moving
parts, binding of moving parts, breakage
of parts, mounting,
and any other
condition that may affect its operation.
A guard or other part that is damaged
should be properly repaired or replaced by an authorized
service center unless