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hope that you will enjoy using this tool for many
Your Black & Decker flashlight FSL12/FSL144 has
been designed to provide additional lighting for
your DIY jobs. This tool is intended for consumer
The following symbols are used in this manual:
Denotes risk of personal injury, loss of life
or damage to the tool in case of non-
observance of the instructions in this
Denotes risk of electric shock.
Read the manual prior to operation.
Know your tool
Warning! When using battery-powered
tools, basic safety precautions,
including the following, should always
be followed to reduce the risk of fire,
leaking batteries, personal injury and
Read all of this manual carefully before
operating the tool.
Retain this manual for future reference.
1. Use appropriate tool
The intended use is described in this
Warning! The use of any accessory or
attachment or performance of any operation
with this tool other than those recommended
in this instruction manual may present a risk of
2. Check for damaged parts
Before use, carefully check the tool for
damage. Ensure that the tool will operate
properly and perform its intended function.
Do not use the tool if any part is damaged or
defective. Have any damaged or defective
parts repaired or replaced by an authorised
repair agent. Never attempt any repairs
yourself. Do not use the tool if the switch does
not turn it on and off.
3. Remove the battery
Remove the battery when the tool is not in use,
before changing any parts of the tool,
accessories or attachments and before servicing.
4. Store idle tools
When not in use, tools, batteries and chargers
should be stored in a dry, locked up or high
place, out of reach of children.
This tool complies with relevant safety
requirements. Repairs should only be carried
out by qualified persons using original spare
parts; otherwise this may result in considerable
danger to the user.
Additional safety instructions for batteries
Never attempt to open for any reason.
Do not expose to water.
Do not store in locations where the
temperature may exceed 40 °C.
Charge only using the charger provided with
Charge only at ambient temperatures between
4 °C and 40 °C.
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