Woodworking can be dangerous if safe and proper operating procedures are not followed. As with all machinery, thereare certain hazards involved with the operation of the product. Using the machine with respect and caution willconsiderably lessen the possibility of personal injury. However, if normal safety precautions are overlooked or ignored,personal injury to the operator may result.Safety equipment such as guards, push sticks, hold-downs, featherboards,goggles, dust masks and hearing protection can reduce your potential for injury.But even the best guard won’t makeup for poor judgment, carelessness or inattention.Always use common senseand exercise cautionin the workshop.If a procedure feels dangerous, don’t try it. Figure out an alternative procedure that feels safer.
Yourpersonal safety is your responsibility.This machine was designed for certain applications only. Delta Machinery strongly recommends that this machine notbe modified and/or used for any application other than that for which it was designed. If you have any questions relativeto a particular application,
use the machine until you have first contacted Delta to determine if it can or shouldbe performed on the product.
Technical Service ManagerDelta Machinery 4825 Highway 45 NorthJackson, TN 38305
(INCANADA:505 SOUTHGATEDRIVE, GUELPH, ONTARIO N1H 6M7)
. Learn thetool’s application and limitations as well as the specifichazards peculiar to it.2.
and in working order.3.
Wearsafetyglasses.Everyday eyeglasses only have impact resistantlenses; they are not safety glasses. Also use face or dustmask if cutting operation is dusty. These safety glassesmust conform to ANSI Z87.1 requirements.
Approved glasses have Z87 printed or stamped on them.
. Formhabitof checking to see that keys and adjusting wrenchesare removed from tool before turning it “on”.5.
. Cluttered areas andbenches invite accidents.6.
Don’tuse power tools in damp or wet locations, or expose themto rain. Keep work area well-lighted.7.
. All childrenand visitors should be kept a safe distance from work area.8.
– with padlocks,master switches, or by removing starter keys.9.
. It will do the job better and besafer at the rate for which it was designed.10.
. Don’t force tool or attachment todo a job for which it was not designed.11.
. No loose clothing, gloves,neckties, rings, bracelets, or other jewelry to get caught inmoving parts. Nonslip footwear is recommended. Wearprotective hair covering to contain long hair.12.
. Use clamps or a vise to hold workwhen practical. It’s safer than using your hand and freesboth hands to operate tool.13.
.Keepproperfootingandbalance at all times.14.
. Keep toolssharp and clean for best and safest performance. Followinstructions for lubricating and changing accessories.15.
before servicing and whenchanging accessories such as blades, bits, cutters, etc.16.
. The use ofaccessories and attachments not recommended byDeltamay cause hazards or risk of injury to persons.17.
.Make sure switch is in “OFF” position before plugging inpower cord.
In the event of a power failure, move switchto the “OFF” position.
. Serious injury could occur ifthe tool is tipped or if the cutting tool is accidentallycontacted.19.
. Before further use of thetool, a guard or other part that is damaged should becarefully checked to ensure that it will operate properly andperform its intended function – check for alignment ofmoving parts, binding of moving parts, breakage of parts,mounting, and any other conditions that may affect itsoperation.A guard or other part that is damaged should beproperly repaired or replaced.20.
. Feed work into a blade orcutter against the direction of rotation of the blade or cutteronly.21.
. Don’t leave tool until it comes to acomplete stop.22.
STAY ALERT, WATCH WHAT YOU ARE DOING, ANDUSE COMMON SENSE WHEN OPERATING A POWERTOOL. DO NOT USE TOOL WHILE TIRED OR UNDERTHE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS, ALCOHOL, ORMEDICATION.
A moment of inattention while operatingpower tools may result in serious personal injury.
THE DUST GENERATED
by certain woods and woodproducts can be injurious to your health. Always operatemachinery in well ventilated areas and provide for properdust removal.Use wood dust collection systems wheneverpossible.25.
WARNING: SOME DUST CREATED BY POWER SANDING, SAWING, GRINDING, DRILLING, AND OTHER CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES
containschemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or otherreproductive harm. Some examples of these chemicalsare:· lead from lead-based paints,· crystalline silica from bricks and cement and othermasonry products, and· arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated lumber.Your risk from these exposures varies, depending on howoften you do this type of work. To reduce your exposureto these chemicals: work in a well ventilated area, andwork with approved safety equipment, such as thosedust masks that are specially designed to filter outmicroscopic particles.
SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS.Refer to them often and use them to instruct others.