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Safety Alert Symbol - Craftsman 973.271351 Owner's Manual

3/8 in. professional cordless drill-driver variable speed / reversible
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The purpose of safety symbols is to attract your attention to possible dangers. The safety symbols, and
the explanations
with them, deserve your careful attention and understanding.
The safety warnings do
not by themselves eliminate any danger. The instructions or warnings they give are not substitutes for
proper accident prevention measures.
SYMBOL
MEANING
A
SAFETY
ALERT
SYMBOL:
Indicateswarningorcaution.
Maybeusedinconjunctionwithothersymbolsorpictographs.
A
WARNING:
Failure to obey a safety warning can result in serious injury to yourself or to others.
Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and personal injury.
,&
CAUTION:
Failure to obey a safety warning may result in property damage or personal injury to
yourself or to others. Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock
and personal injury.
NOTE:
Advises you of information or instructions vital to the operation or maintenance of the equipment.
,_
WARNING:
Do not attempt to operate this tool
until you have read thoroughly and understand
completely all instructions, safety rules, etc.
contained in this manual. Failure to comply can
result in accidents involving fire, electric shock, or
serious personal injury. Save owner's manual and
review frequently for continuing safe operation,
and instructing others who may use this tool.
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-
tor enclosures.
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 safer at the rate for which 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 nonskid footwear 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 HEARING. Wear hearing
protection during 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 footing and
balance at all times. Do not use on a ladder or
unstable support.
MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE. Keep tools
sharp at all times, and clean for best and safest
performance.
Follow instructions for lubricating
and changing accessories.
REMOVE ADJUSTING
KEYS AND
WRENCHES.
Form habit of checking to see that
keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from
tool before turning it on.
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