4. Power tool use and care
a. Do not force the power tool. Use the correct power
tool for your application. The correct power tool will do
the job better and safer at the rate for which it was
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 adjustments, changing accessories, or storing
power tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce
the risk of starting the power tool accidentally.
d. Store idle power tools out of the reach of children
and do not allow persons unfamiliar with the power
tool or these instructions to operate the power tool.
Power tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained
e. Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or
binding of moving parts, breakage of parts and any
other condition that may affect the power tools
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. Properly
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 instructions, taking into
account the working conditions and the work to be
performed. Use of the power tool for operations different
from those intended could result in a hazardous
a. Have your power tool serviced by a qualiﬁed repair
person using only identical replacement parts. This
will ensure that the safety of the power tool is
Additional power tool safety warnings
Warning! Additional safety warnings for
grinding, sanding, wire brushing, polishing or
abrasive cutting-off operations
Wear ear protectors. Exposure to noise can cause
Use auxiliary handles supplied with the tool. Loss of
control can cause personal injury.
Hold power tool by insulated gripping surfaces
when performing an operation where the cutting
accessory may contact hidden wiring or its own
cord. Cutting ac-cessory contacting a "live" wire may
make exposed metal parts of the power tool "live" and
could give the operator an electric shock.
Never use a chisel accessory in rotary mode. The
acces-sory will bind in the material and rotate the drill.
Use clamps or another practical way to secure and
support the workpiece to a stable platform. Holding the
work by hand or against your body leaves it unstable and
may lead to loss of control.
Before drilling into walls, ﬂoors or ceilings, check for the
location of wiring and pipes.
Avoid touching the tip of a drill bit just after drilling, as it
may be hot.
The intended use is described in this instruction manual.
The use of any accessory or attachment or performance
of any operation with this tool other than those
recom-mended in this instruction manual may present a
risk of personal injury and/or damage to property.
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 should 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.