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Safety Notes; General Power Tool Safety Warnings - Bosch AKE 30 LI Original Instructions Manual

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Safety Notes

Explanation of symbols
Read instruction manual.
Do not use the machine in the
rain or leave it outdoors when
it is raining.
Remove battery before adjust-
ing or cleaning, and before
leaving the machine unattend-
ed for any period.
Wear safety goggles.
Wear ear protection.
Remove the plug from the
socket or mains immediately
before carrying out any adjust-
ments, servicing or mainte-
nance or if the cable is dam-
aged or cut.
The kickback brake and the
run-down brake stop the
chain saw within short time.

General Power Tool Safety Warnings

Read all safety warnings and
all instructions. Failure to fol-
low the warnings and instructions may result
in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future
The term "power tool" in the warnings refers
to your mains-operated (corded) power tool
or battery-operated (cordless) power tool.
Work area safety
Keep work area clean and well lit. Clut-
tered or dark areas invite accidents.
Do not operate power tools in explosive
atmospheres, such as in the presence of
flammable liquids, gases or dust. Power
tools create sparks which may ignite the
dust or fumes.
Keep children and bystanders away while
operating a power tool. Distractions can
cause you to lose control.
Electrical safety
Power tool plugs must match the outlet.
Never modify the plug in any way. Do not
use any adapter plugs with earthed
(grounded) power tools. Unmodified
plugs and matching outlets will reduce risk
of electric shock.
Avoid body contact with earthed or
grounded surfaces, such as pipes, radia-
tors, ranges and refrigerators. There is an
increased risk of electric shock if your
body is earthed or grounded.
Do not expose power tools to rain or wet
conditions. Water entering a power tool
will increase the risk of electric shock.
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Do not abuse the cord. Never use the
cord for carrying, pulling or unplugging
the power tool. Keep cord away from
heat, oil, sharp edges and moving parts.
Damaged or entangled cords increase the
risk of electric shock.
When operating a power tool outdoors,
use an extension cord suitable for out-
door use. Use of a cord suitable for out-
door use reduces the risk of electric shock.
If operating a power tool in a damp loca-
tion is unavoidable, use a residual current
device (RCD) protected supply. Use of an
RCD reduces the risk of electric shock.
Personal safety
Stay alert, watch what you are doing and
use common sense when operating a
power tool. Do not use a power tool while
you are tired or under the influence of
drugs, alcohol or medication. A moment
of inattention while operating power tools
may result in serious personal injury.
Use personal protective equipment. Al-
ways wear eye protection. Protective
equipment such as dust mask, non-skid
safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protec-
tion used for appropriate conditions will
reduce personal injuries.
Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure
the switch is in the off-position before
connecting to power source and/or bat-
tery pack, picking up or carrying the tool.
Carrying power tools with your finger on
the switch or energising power tools that
have the switch on invites accidents.
Remove any adjusting key or wrench be-
fore turning the power tool on. A wrench
or a key left attached to a rotating part of
the power tool may result in personal inju-
Do not overreach. Keep proper footing
and balance at all times. This enables bet-
ter control of the power tool in unexpected
Dress properly. Do not wear loose cloth-
ing or jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing
and gloves away from moving parts.
Loose clothes, jewellery or long hair can be
caught in moving parts.
If devices are provided for the connection
of dust extraction and collection facili-
ties, ensure these are connected and
properly used. Use of dust collection can
reduce dust-related hazards.
Power tool use and care
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-
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.
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