General Safety Rules:
Warning: When using electric tools, basic safety
precautions, including the following, should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and
Read all these instructions before operating this
product and save these instructions.
For safe operations:
- Keep work area clean. Cluttered areas and benches invite injuries.
- Consider work area environment. Do not expose power tools to rain. Do not use
power tools in damp or wet locations. Keep work
area well lit. Do not use power tools where there
is risk of fire or explosion.
- Guard against electric shock. Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded
surfaces e.g. pipes, radiators, ranges, refrigerators.
- Keep children away. Do not let visitors touch the tool or extension
cord. All visitors should be kept away from area.
- Store idle tools. When not in use, tools should be stored in a dry,
high or locked up place, out of reach of children.
- Do not force the tool. It will do the job better and safer at the rate for
which it was intended.
- Use the right tool. Do not force small tools or attachments to do the
job of a heavy duty tool. Do not use tools for
purposes not intended; for example, do not use
circular saws to cut tree limbs or logs.
- Dress properly.
Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry, the can be
caught in moving parts. Rubber gloves and nonskid
footwear are recommended when working
outdoors. Wear protective hair covering to contain
- Use safety glasses. Use face or dust mask if the cutting operation is
- Do not abuse the cord. Never carry the tool by the cord or yank it to
disconnect if from the socket. Keep the cord away
from heat, oil and sharp edges.
- Secure work. Use a vice to clamp the frame bar while adjusting
blades. It is safer than using your hand and it frees
both hands to operate the tools.
- Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
- Maintain tool with care. Keep cutting tools sharp and clean for better and
safer performance. Follow instructions for
lubrication and changing accessories. Inspect tool
cord periodically and if damaged have it repaired
by an authorized service facility. Inspect extension
cords periodically and replace, if damaged. Keep
handles dry, clean and free from oil and grease.
- Disconnect tools. When not in use, before servicing and when
changing accessories such as blades, bits and
- Remove adjusting keys and wrenches. Form the habit of checking to see that keys and
adjusting wrenches are removed from the tool
before turning it on.
- Avoid unintentional starting. Do not carry a plugged in tool with a finger on the
switch. Ensure switch is off when plugging in.
- Use outdoor extension leads. When tool is used outdoors, use only extension
cords intended for outdoor use.
- Stay alert. Watch what you are doing . Use common sense.
Do not operate tool when you are tired.
- Check damaged parts. Before further use of the tool, a guard or other part
that is damaged should be carefully checked to
determine that it will operated properly and
perform its intended function. Check for
alignment of moving parts, free running of moving
parts, breakage of parts, mounting and any other
conditions that may affect its operation. A guard
or other part that is damaged should be properly
repaired or replaced by an authorized service
center unless otherwise indicated in this
instruction manual. Have defective switches
replaced by an authorized service facility. Do not
use the tool if the switch does not turn it on and
The use of any accessory or attachment, other
than those recommended in this instruction
manual, may present a risk of personal injury.
- Have your tool repaired by a qualified person.
This electric tool conforms to relevant safety
requirements. Repairs should only be carried out
by qualified persons using original spare parts,
otherwise this may result in considerable danger
to the user.