SAFETY RULES FOR POWER TOOLS
1. KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas and benches invite accidents.
2. AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT. Don't expose power tools to rain. Don't use power tool in damp or wet
locations. And keep work area well lit.
3. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. All visitors should be kept safe distance from work area.
4. STORE IDLE TOOLS. When not in use, tools should be stored in dry, high or locked-up place-out of reach of
5. DON'T FORCE TOOL It will do the job better and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
6. USE RIGHT TOOL. Don't force small tool or attachment to do the job of a heavy duty tool.
7. WEAR PROPER APPAREL. No loose clothing or jewelry to get caught in moving parts. Rubber gloves and
footwear are recommended when working outdoors.
8. USE SAFETY GLASSES with most tools. Also face or dust mask if cutting operation is dusty.
9. DON'T ABUSE CORD. Never carry tool by cord or yank it to disconnect from receptacle. Keep cord from heat, oil
and sharp edges.
10. SECURE WORK. Use clamps or a vise to hold work. It's safer than using your hand and it frees both hands to
11. DON'T OVERREACH. Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
12. MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE. Keep tools sharp at all times, and clean for best and safest performance.
Follow instructions for lubricating and changing accessories.
13. DISCONNECT TOOLS. When not in use, before servicing; when changing accessories such as blades, bits,
14. REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES. Form habit of checking to see that keys and adjusting
wrenches are removed from tool before turning it on.
15. AVOID ACCIDENTAL STARTING. Don't carry plugged-in tool with finger on switch. Be sure switch is "OFF" when
16. OUTDOOR USE EXTENSION CORDS-When tool is used outdoors, use only extension cords suitable for use
outdoors and so marked.
17. DO NOT OPERATE portable electric tools in gaseous or explosive atmospheres. Motors in these tools normally
spark, and the sparks might ignite fumes.
Your tool is powered by a motor. Be sure your power supply agrees with nameplate marking. VOLTS 50/60 Hz means
Alternating Current (25 to 60 cycles) ONLY. VOLTS DCe60 Hz means it will also operate on Direct Current. Voltage
variation of more than 10% will cause loss of power and over-heating. All tools are factory-tested; if this tool does not
operate, check the power supply.
Carbon Brushes should be regularly inspected for wear if your tool has exterior Brush Inspection Caps. UNPLUG TOOL
first. When the cap is unscrewed, the spring and brush assembly may be withdrawn from the tool. Keep brushes clean
and sliding freely in their guides. Carbon brushes have varying symbols stamped into them, and if the brush is worn down
to the line closest to the spring, they must be replaced. New brush assemblies are available.