Your Black & Decker trimmer has been designed for trimming
and finishing lawn edges and to cut grass in confined spaces.
This appliance is intended for consumer use only.
Warning! When using mains-powered appliances, basic
safety precautions, including the following, should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, personal
injury and material damage.
Warning! When using the machine the safety rules must be
followed. For your own safety and bystanders please read
these instructions before operating the machine. Please keep
the instructions safe for later use.
Read all of this manual carefully before operating the
The intended use is described in this manual. The use of
any accessory or attachment or the performance of any
operation with this appliance other than those
recommended in this instruction manual may present a
risk of personal injury.
Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Always take care when using the appliance.
Always use safety glasses or goggles.
Never allow children or people unfamiliar with the
instructions to use the appliance.
Do not allow children or animals to come near the work
area or to touch the appliance or power supply cord.
Close supervision is necessary when the appliance is
used near children.
This appliance is not intended for use by young or infirm
persons without supervision.
This appliance is not to be used as a toy.
Only use the appliance in daylight or good artificial light.
Use in a dry location only. Do not allow the appliance to
Do not immerse the appliance in water.
Do not open the body casing. There are not user-
serviceable parts inside.
Do not operate the appliance in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases or
To reduce the risk of damage to plugs or cords, never pull
the cable to remove the plug from a socket.
Safety of others
This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge,
unless they have been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible
for their safety.
Children must be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
Additional residual risks may arise when using the tool which
may not be included in the enclosed safety warnings. These
risks can arise from misuse, prolonged use etc.
Even with the application of the relevant safety regulations
and the implementation of safety devices, certain residual
risks can not be avoided. These include:
Injuries caused by touching any rotating/moving
Injuries caused when changing any parts, blades or
Injuries caused by prolonged use of a tool. When
using any tool for prolonged periods ensure you take
Impairment of hearing.
Health hazards caused by breathing dust developed
when using your tool (example:- working with wood,
especially oak, beech and MDF.)
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a dry,
well ventilated place out of reach of children.
Children should not have access to stored appliances.
When the appliance is stored or transported in a vehicle it
should be placed in the boot or restrained to prevent
movement following sudden changes in speed or
Inspection and repairs
Before use, check the appliance for damaged or defective
parts. Check for breakage of parts and any other
conditions that may affect its operation.
Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or
Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or replaced
by an authorised repair agent.
Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other than
those specified in this manual.