General working instructions
This section takes up the basic safety precautions for
working with a hedge trimmer.
If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to
proceed you should ask an expert. Contact your dealer or
your service workshop.
Avoid all usage which you consider to be beyond your
WARNING! The machine can cause serious
personal injury. Read the safety instructions
carefully. Learn how to use the machine.
WARNING! Cutting tool. Do not touch the
tool without ﬁrst switching off the engine.
Safety instructions regarding the
Never allow children to use the machine.
Ensure that no-one comes closer than 15 m while you are
Never allow anyone else to use the machine without ﬁrst
ensuring that they have understood the contents of the
Never work from a ladder, stool or any other raised
position that is not fully secured.
Keep in mind that the operator is responsible for accidents
or hazards occuring to other people or their property.
Safety instructions while working
Always ensure you have a safe and stable working
Always use both hands to hold the machine. Hold the
machine in front of your body.
Make sure that your hands and feet do not come near the
cutting attachment when the engine is running.
When the engine is switched off, keep your hands and feet
away from the cutting attachment until it has stopped
Watch out for stumps of branches that can be thrown out
Do not cut too close to the ground. Stones and other
objects can be thrown out.
Check the working area for foreign objects such as
electricity cables, insects and animals, etc, or other
objects that could damage the cutting attachment, such
as metal items.
If any foreign object is hit or if vibrations occur stop the
machine immediately. Disconnect the HT lead from the
spark plug. Check that the machine is not damaged.
Repair any damage.
If anything jams in the blades while you are working,
switch off the engine and wait until it has stopped
completely before cleaning the blades. Disconnect the HT
lead from the spark plug.