Do not turn on slopes unless
and then, turn slowly and gradually
Do not mow near drop-off,
The mower could suddenly
turn over if a wheel
is over the edge of a cliff
or ditch, or if an edge caves in.
Do not mow on wet grass.
tion could cause sliding.
Do not try to stabilize
putting your foot on the ground.
Do not use grass catcher
on steep slopes.
up or down a slop or hill with
ground speed. It is VERY difficult
to reduce your speed or maintain
mower once you are going too fast.
can occur if the operator
alert to the presence
to the machine
and the mowing
where you last saw them.
Keep children out of the mowing
under the watchful care of another respon-
Be alert and turn off the machine
enter the area.
Before and when backing, look behind and
down for small children.
Never carry children. They may fall off and
be seriously injured or interfere with safe
Use extra care when approaching blind
corners, shrubs, trees, or other objects that
may obscure vision.
The operation of any mower can result in
objects thrown into the eyes, which
can result in severe eye damage. Always
wear safety glasses or eye shields while
operating your mower or performing any
wide vision safety mask over spectacles
standard safety glasses.
Use extra care in handling gasoline and
other fuels. They are flammable
- Use only an approved container.
- Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the
engine running. Allow engine to cool before
- Do not smoke, when refueling
- Never refuel the machine
- Never store the machine
or fuel container
inside where there is an open flame,
as a water heater.
Never run a machine
inside a closed area.
Keep nuts and bolts, especially
bolts, tight and keep equipment
in good condition.
with safety devices.
there proper operation
free of grass, leaves,
Clean oil or fuel spillage.
to cool before storing.
Stop and inspect the equipment
if you strike
Repair, if necessary,
Never make adjustments
or repairs with the
are subject to
could expose moving
parts or allow objects
to be thrown.
parts, when necessary.
Mower blades are sharp and can cut. Wrap
or wear gloves, and use extra
Check brake operation