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4) Power tool use and care
a) Do not force the power tool. Use the cor-
rect power tool for your application. The
correct power tool will do the job better
and safer at the rate for which it was de-
b) Do not use the power tool if the switch
does not turn it on and off. Any power tool
that cannot be controlled with the switch
is dangerous and must be repaired.
c) Disconnect the plug from the power
source and/or the battery pack from the
power tool before making any adjust-
ments, changing accessories, or storing
power tools. Such preventive safety meas-
ures reduce the risk of starting the power
d) Store idle power tools out of the reach of
children and do not allow persons unfa-
miliar with the power tool or these in-
structions to operate the power tool.
Power tools are dangerous in the hands of
e) Maintain power tools. Check for misalign-
ment or binding of moving parts, break-
age of parts and any other condition that
may affect the power tool's operation. If
damaged, have the power tool repaired
before use. Many accidents are caused by
poorly maintained power tools.
f) Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Prop-
erly maintained cutting tools with sharp
cutting edges are less likely to bind and are
easier to control.
g) Use the power tool, accessories and tool
bits etc. in accordance with these instruc-
tions, taking into account the working
conditions and the work to be performed.
Use of the power tool for operations differ-
ent from those intended could result in a
a) Have your power tool serviced by a quali-
fied repair person using only identical re-
placement parts. This will ensure that the
safety of the power tool is maintained.
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Wait for the cutter to stop before setting the
tool down. An exposed cutter may engage the
surface leading to possible loss of control and
Do not reach into the saw dust ejector with
your hands. They could be injured by rotating
Apply the machine to the workpiece only
when switched on. Otherwise there is danger
of kickback when the cutting tool jams in the
When working, always hold the planer in
such a manner that the planer base plate fac-
es flat on the workpiece. Otherwise the plan-
er can become wedged and lead to injuries.
Never plane over metal objects, nails or
screws. The planer blade and the blade shaft
can become damaged and lead to increased
Secure the workpiece. A workpiece clamped
with clamping devices or in a vice is held more
secure than by hand.
Do not work materials containing asbestos.
Asbestos is considered carcinogenic.
Take protective measures when dust can de-
velop during working that is harmful to one's
health, combustible or explosive. Example:
Some dusts are regarded as carcinogenic.
Wear a dust mask and work with dust/chip ex-
traction when connectable.
Never use the machine with a damaged ca-
ble. Do not touch the damaged cable and pull
the mains plug when the cable is damaged
while working. Damaged cables increase the
risk of an electric shock.
Bosch Power Tools