SAFETY RULESPlease read this operator's manual before handling your firearm. Thefollowing safety rules are placed in this manual by HKI as an important reminderthat firearm safety is your responsibility. Firearmscan be dangerous and can potentially cause serious injury, damage toproperty or death, if handled improperly.
1. Never point a irearm at anyone or in any direction other than a SAFE direction, i.e.down range.2. Treat all irearms as i they are always loaded.3. Keep your inger o the trigger and outside o the trigger guard until your sights arealigned on the target and you are ready to ire.4. Keep your inger o the trigger and outside o the trigger guard while loading or unload-ing the irearm.5. Keep your inger o the trigger and outside o the trigger guard while pulling the irearmout o the holster or while returning it to the holster.6. Be sure o your target and the backstop beyond.7. Never give a irearm to or take a irearm rom anyone unless the action is open and themagazine and/or chamber are ree o any ammunition or brass.8. Be sure that the ammunition you are using is actory loaded, is o the correct caliber orthe irearm in which it is to be used, and that it is not damaged in any way.9. Beore iring, remove the magazine rom the irearm, lock the action open, make surethe chamber is clear o any ammunition or brass, and check the barrel o the
irearm or any possible obstructions.10. Beore iring any irearm that is unamiliar to you, make sure that you understand exact-ly how it unctions. A lack o amiliarity with the irearm can result in serious accidents.Attend a certiied training course on any irearm which you intend to use or with whichyou are not suiciently amiliar.11. Always wear hearing and eye protection when using your irearm.12. Keep all body parts, especially the hands and ingers, away rom the muzzle to avoidinjury or burns.13. Be sure that no part o either hand touches or intereres with the slide. The slide ismoved backward by the recoil orce o the pistol during iring and may cause seriousinjury.14. Firearms should be locked and stored separately rom ammunition and beyond thereach o children and/or any untrained individuals.15. Avoid the use o any alcoholic beverages or drugs beore or during your use o a ire-arm.16. Discharging irearms in poorly ventilated areas, cleaning irearms, or handling ammu-nition may result in exposure to lead; a substance known to be associated with birthdeects, reproductive harm and other serious injury. Have adequate ventilation at alltimes. Wash hands thoroughly ater exposure.