IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read and understand all of the safety precautions, warnings and operating instructions in the Instruction Manual before operating or maintaining
this power tool.
Most accidents that result from power tool operation and maintenance are caused by the failure to observe basic safety rules or precautions.
An accident can often be avoided by recognizing a potentially hazardous situation before it occurs, and by observing appropriate safety
Basic safety precautions are outlined in the "SAFETY" section of this Instruction Manual and in the sections which contain the operation and
Hazards that must be avoided to prevent bodily injury or machine damage are identiﬁ ed by WARNINGS on the power tool and in this Instruction
NEVER use this power tool in a manner that has not been speciﬁ cally recommended by HITACHI.
MEANINGS OF SIGNAL WORDS
WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situations which, if ignored, could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situations which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury, or may cause machine
NOTE emphasizes essential information.
GENERAL POWER TOOL SAFETY WARNINGS
Read all safety warnings and all instructions.
Failure to follow the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, ﬁ re and/or serious injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future reference.
The term "power tool" in the warnings refers to your mains-operated (corded) power tool or battery-operated (cordless) power tool.