Warnings and Precautions
Our equipment is designed to provide safe and reliable operation when installed and operated
within design specifications, following national and local safety codes.
To avoid possible personal injury or equipment damage when installing, operating, or
maintaining this equipment, use good judgment and follow these safe practices:
Follow all SAFETY CODES.
Wear SAFETY GLASSES and WORK GLOVES.
Disconnect and/or lock out power before servicing or maintaining the equipment.
Use care when LOADING, UNLOADING, RIGGING, or MOVING this
Operate this equipment within design specifications.
OPEN, TAG, and LOCK ALL DISCONNECTS before working on equipment.
You should remove the fuses and carry them with you.
Make sure the equipment and components are properly GROUNDED before you
switch on power.
When welding or brazing in or around this equipment, make sure VENTILATION is
ADEQUATE. PROTECT adjacent materials from flame or sparks by shielding with
sheet metal. An approved FIRE EXTINGUISHER should be close at hand and
ready for use if needed.
Refrigeration systems can develop refrigerant pressures in excess of 500 psi (3,447.5
kPa/ 34.47 bars). DO NOT CUT INTO THE REFRIGERATION SYSTEM. This
must be performed by a qualified service technician only.
Do not restore power until you remove all tools, test equipment, etc., and the
equipment and related components are fully reassembled.
Only PROPERLY TRAINED personnel familiar with the information in this
manual should work on this equipment.
We have long recognized the importance of safety and have designed and manufactured our
equipment with operator safety as a prime consideration. We expect you, as a user, to abide
by the foregoing recommendations in order to make operator safety a reality.
These machines are constructed for maximum operator safety when used under standard
operating conditions and when recommended instructions are followed in the maintenance
and operation of the machine.
All personnel engaged in the use of the machine should become familiar with its operation as
described in this manual.
Proper operation of the machine promotes safety for the operator and all workers in its
Each individual must take responsibility for observing the prescribed safety rules as outlined.
All warning and danger signs must be observed and obeyed. All actual or potential danger
areas must be reported to your immediate supervisor.
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