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Safety Alert Symbol - Craftsman 973.111400 Owner's Manual

3/8 in. 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.
]'he 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:
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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 Nre, 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
shack
and personal
injury.
NOTE:
Advises
you of information or instructid_s vital to the operation
or maintenance
of the equipment.
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WARNING:
Do not
to
this tool
attempt
operate
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 exampte:
Pipes, radiators,
ranges, refrigerato_
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 welt lit.
KEEP CHILDREN
AND VISITORS
AWAY.
Al!
visitors should
wear safety glasses and be kept a
safe distance
from work area. Do not let visitors
contact too] 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 st 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 shou[d 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 on[y 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,
Usa 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 perfor-
mance. Follow (nstructions
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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