E N G L I S H
Do not expose the appliance to rain. Do not
use the appliance in damp or wet conditions.
Only use the appliance in daylight or good
Wear stout shoes or boots to protect your feet.
Do not operate the appliance wearing open-
toed sandals or when barefoot.
Wear long trousers to protect your legs.
Using your appliance
Be sure that the appliance is switched off when
Stay alert. Watch what you are doing.
Use common sense.
Do not operate the appliance when you are
If the appliance begins to vibrate abnormally,
switch it off and remove the plug from the
socket. Allow rotating parts to stop and inspect
the appliance for damage and loose parts.
Never pull the cord to disconnect the plug
from the socket. Keep the cord away from
heat, oil and sharp edges.
If the mains cable is damaged during use,
switch the appliance off and disconnect the
plug from the mains immediately. Do not
touch the mains cable before disconnecting
from the mains.
Safety of others
Do not allow children or any person unfamiliar
with these instructions to operate the appliance.
Do not allow children, visitors or animals to
come near the work area or to touch the
appliance or mains cable.
Remember that the operator may be held
responsible for accidents or hazards occurring
to other people or their property.
Switch off, remove the plug from the socket
and ensure that moving parts have stopped
rotating before leaving the appliance
unattended and before changing, cleaning or
inspecting any parts of the appliance.
When not in use, the appliance should be
stored in a dry place. Children should not have
access to stored appliances.
Inspection and repairs
Before use, check the appliance for damaged
or defective parts. Check for misalignment and
seizure of moving parts, breakage of parts,
damage to guards and switches and any other
conditions that may affect its operation.
Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged
or defective. Do not use the appliance if the
switch does not turn it on and off.
Never use the appliance when any guard or
enclosure is damaged or not in place.
Ensure that the appliance will operate properly
and perform its intended function.
Have any damaged or defective parts repaired
or replaced by an authorised repair agent.
Before use, check the mains cable for signs of
damage, ageing and wear.
Do not use the appliance if the mains cable is
damaged or defective.
If the mains cable is damaged or defective it
must be repaired by an authorised repair agent
to avoid a hazard.
Never attempt to remove or replace any parts
other than those specified in this manual.
Additional safety instructions for grass trimmers
The following warning symbols are found on the
Wear safety glasses or goggles when
operating this tool.
The cutting line will continue to run for a
few seconds after switching the appliance
off. Never attempt to force the line to
come to a standstill.
Keep people and animals at least 6 m
away from the cutting area.
Do not expose the appliance to rain or