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Warning! Read these instructions carefully, be
familiar with the controls and the proper use
of the machine. Please keep the instructions
safe for later use!
Explanation of symbols on the cordless trim-
General hazard safety alert.
Read instruction manual.
Wear eye protection.
Pay attention that bystanders are not injured
through foreign objects thrown from the ma-
Keep bystanders a safe distance away from the
Remove battery before adjusting or
cleaning, and before leaving the ma-
chine unattended for any period.
Do not work in the rain or leave the
cordless trimmer outdoors whilst it is
Do not use the charger if the cord is
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Machine-specific Safety Warnings
This tool is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of ex-
perience and knowledge, unless they have
been given supervision or instruction con-
cerning use of the appliance by a person re-
sponsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
Never allow children or people unfamiliar
with these instructions to use the cordless
trimmer. Local regulations may restrict the
age of the operator. When not in use store
the trimmer out of reach of children.
Do not operate the cordless trimmer when
barefoot or wearing open sandals; always
wear substantial footwear and long trousers.
Never operate the machine while people, es-
pecially children or pets, are nearby.
The operator or user is responsible for acci-
dents or hazards occurring to other people
or their property.
Wait until the blade has completely stopped
before touching it. The blade continues to ro-
tate after the trimmer is switched off; a rotat-
ing blade can cause injury.
Work only in daylight or in good artificial
Avoid operating the cordless trimmer in wet
grass, where feasible.
Switch off when transporting the cordless
trimmer to and from the area to be worked
Switch on the cordless trimmer with hands
and feet well away from the rotating blade.
Do not put hands or feet near the rotating
Never use a metal blade in this trimmer.
Never operate the cordless trimmer with
damaged guards or shields or without guards
or shields in position.
Before using the machine and after impact,
check for signs of wear or damage, and re-
pair if necessary.
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