Work area safety
Keep work area clean and well lit.
Cluttered or dark areas invite accidents.
Do not operate power tools in explosiveatmospheres, such as in the presence offlammable liquids, gases or dust.
Powertools create sparks which may ignite the dustor fumes.
Keep children and bystanders away whileoperating a power tool.
Distractions cancause you to lose control.
Power tool plugs must match the outlet.Never modify the plug in any way. Do notuse any adapter plugs with earthed(grounded) power tools.
Unmodified plugsand matching outlets will reduce risk ofelectric shock.
Avoid body contact with earthed orgrounded surfaces such as pipes,radiators, ranges and refrigerators.
Thereis an increased risk of electric shock if yourbody is earthed or grounded.
Do not expose power tools to rain or wetconditions.
Water entering a power tool willincrease the risk of electric shock.
Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cordfor carrying, pulling or unplugging thepower tool. Keep cord away from heat, oil,sharp edges or moving parts.
Damaged orentangled cords increase the risk of electricshock.
When operating a power tool outdoors,use an extension cord suitable foroutdoor use.
Use of a cord suitable foroutdoor use reduces the risk of electricshock.
Donot use AC only rated tools with a DCpower supply.
While the tool may appear towork, the electrical components of the ACrated tool are likely to fail and create ahazard to the operator.
If operating the power tool in damplocations is unavoidable a Ground FaultCircuit Interrupter (GFCI) must be used tosupply the power to your tool.
GFCI andpersonal protection devices like electrician’srubber gloves and footwear will furtherenhance your personal safety.
Stay alert, watch what you are doing anduse common sense when operating apower tool. Do not use a power tool whileyou are tired or under the influence ofdrugs, alcohol or medication.
Amoment ofinattention while operating power tools mayresult in serious personal injury.
Use safety equipment. Always wear eyeprotection.
Safety equipment such as dustmask, non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, orhearing protection used for appropriateconditions will reduce personal injuries.
Avoid accidental starting. Ensure theswitch is in the off-position beforeplugging in.
Carrying power tools with yourfinger on the switch or plugging in powertools that have the switch on invitesaccidents.
Remove any adjusting key or wrenchbefore turning the power tool on.
Awrenchor a key left attached to a rotating part of thepower tool may result in personal injury.
Do not overreach. Keep proper footingand balance at all times.
This enablesbetter control of the power tool in unexpectedsituations.
Dress properly. Do not wear looseclothing or jewelry. Keep your hair,clothing and gloves away from movingparts.
Loose clothes, jewelry or long hair canbe caught in moving parts.
If devices are provided for the connectionofdust extraction and collection facilities,ensure these are connected and properlyused.
Use of these devices can reduce dust-related hazards.
Read all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below mayresult in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury.
The term “power tool”in all of the warnings listed below refers to your mains-operated (corded) power tool orbattery-operated (cordless) power tool.
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General Safety Rules
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