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Machine's Safety Equipment - Husqvarna 159LEB Operator's Manual

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GLOVES
Gloves should be worn when necessary, e.g., when fitting
cutting attachments.
BOOTS
Wear sturdy, non-slip boots or shoes.
CLOTHING
Never wear loose-fitting clothes, scarves, jewellery or
similar items that could get caught in the auger. Make
sure your hair does not hang below shoulder level.
FIRST AID KIT
Always have a first aid kit nearby.
EQUIPMENT FOR GOING OUT ONTO ICE
Equipment that is always good to carry when going out
onto ice: Ice prods around your neck (to be able to climb
out if the ice should break), heaving line (to be able to help
others should they fall through the ice), a change of
clothes (in waterproof packing), ice-pike (to check the
thickness of the ice).

Machine's safety equipment

This section describes the machine's safety equipment,
its purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be
carried out to ensure that it operates correctly. See the
"What is what?" section to locate where this equipment is
positioned on your machine.
The life span of the machine can be reduced and the risk
of accidents can increase if machine maintenance is not
carried out correctly and if service and/or repairs are not
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GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
carried out professionally. If you need further information
please contact your nearest servicing dealer.
IMPORTANT!
All servicing and repair work on the machine requires
special training. This is especially true of the machine's
safety equipment. If your machine fails any of the
checks described below you must contact your service
agent. When you buy any of our products we guarantee
the availability of professional repairs and service. If the
retailer who sells your machine is not a servicing dealer,
ask him for the address of your nearest service agent.
WARNING! Never use a machine with
!
faulty safety equipment. The machine's
safety equipment must be checked and
maintained as described in this section.
If your machine fails any of these checks
contact your service agent to get it
repaired.
Throttle lockout
The throttle lockout is designed to prevent accidental
operation of the throttle control. When you press the lock
(A) (i.e. when you grasp the handle) it releases the throttle
control (B). When you release the handle the throttle
control and the throttle lockout both move back to their
original positions. This movement is controlled by two
independent return springs. This arrangement means that
the throttle control is automatically locked at the idle
setting.
A
B
Make sure the throttle control is locked at the idle setting
when the throttle lockout is released.

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