GENERAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR POWER TOOLS
1. KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL
Read and understand the owner's manual and
labels affixed to the tool. Learn its application
and limitations as well as the specific potential
hazards peculiar to this tool.
2. GROUND ALL TOOLS
This tool is equipped with an approved
3-conductor cord and a 3-prong grounding type
plug to fit the proper grounding type receptacle.
The green conductor in the cord is the groundi ng
wire. Never connect the green wire to a live
3. KEEP GUARDS IN PLACE,
in working order, and in proper adjustment and
4. REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES
Form habit of checking to see that keys and
adj usti ng wrenches are removed from tool before
turning it on.
5. KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN
Cluttered areas and benches invite accidents.
Floor must not be slippery due to wax or sawdust.
6. AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT
Don't use power tools indamp orwet locations or
expose them to rain. Keep work area well lighted.
Provide adequate surrounding work space.
7. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY
All visitors should be kept a safe distance from
8. MAKE WORKSHOP CHILD-PROOF
-- with padlocks, master switches, or by removing
9. DON'T FORCE TOOL
It will do the job better and safer at the rate for
which it was designed.
10. USE RIGHT TOOL
Don't force tool or attachment to do a job it was
not designed for.
11. WEAR PROPER APPAREL
Do not wear loose clothing, gloves, neckties or
jewelry (rings, wrist watches) to get caught in
moving parts. Nonslip footwear is recommended.
Wear protective hair covering to contain long
hair. Roll long sleeves above the elbow.
12. USE SAFETY GOGGLES (Head Protection)
Wear Safety goggles (must comply with ANSI
Z87.1) at all times. Everyday eyeglasses only
have impact resistant lenses, they are NOT
safety glasses. Also, use face or dust mask if
cutting operation is dusty, and ear protectors
(plugs or muffs) during extended periods of
13. SECURE WORK
Use clamps or a vise to hold work when practical.
It's safer than using your hand, and frees both
hands to operate tool.
14. DON'T OVERREACH
Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
15. MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE
Keep tools sharp and clean for best and safest
performances. Follow instructions for lubricating
and changing accessories.
16. DISCONNECT TOOLS
before servicing; when changing accessories
such as blades, bits, cutters, etc.
17. AVOID ACCIDENTAL STARTING
Make sure switch is in "OFF" position before
18. USE RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES
Consult the owner's manual for recommended
accessories. Follow the instructions that accom-
pany the accessories. The use of improper acces-
sories-may cause hazards.
19. NEVER STAND ON TOOL
Serious injury could occur if the tool is tipped or
if the cutting tool is accidentally contacted. Do
not store materials above or near the tool such
that it is necessary to stand on the tool to reach
20. CHECK DAMAGED PARTS
Before further use of the tool, a guard or other
part that is damaged should be carefully checked
to ensure that it will operate properly and perform
its intended function. Check for alignment of
moving parts, binding of moving parts, breakage
of parts, mounting, and any other conditions that
may effect its operation. A guard or other part
that is damaged should be properly repaired or
21. NEVER LEAVE TOOL RUNNING UNATTENDED
Turn power off. Don't leave tool until it comes to
a complete stop.