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Husqvarna PG680 Operator's Manual: Safety Instructions

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Safety Instructions

WARNING
Under no circumstances may the machine be
started without observing the safety instruc-
tions. Should the user fail to comply with
these, Husqvarna Construction Products
Sweden AB or its representatives are free
from all liability both directly and indirectly.
Read through these operating instructions
and make sure that you understand the
contents before starting to use the machine.
Should you, after reading these safety in-
structions, still feel uncertain about the safety
risks involved you must not use the machine,
please contact your dealer for more informa-
tion.
Please read the operator's manual carefully.
Only qualifi ed staff should be allowed to operate
machinery.
Never use a machine that is faulty. Carry out the
checks, maintenance and service instructions de-
scribed in this manual. All repairs not covered in this
manual must be performed by a repairer nominated
by either the manufacturer or distributor.
Always wear personal safety equipment such as
sturdy non-slip boots, ear protection, dust mask and
approved eye protection.
The machine should not be used in areas where
potential for fi re or explosions exist.
Machinery should only be started when grinding
heads are resting on the ground unless carrying out
a testing procedure as outlined in this manual.
The machine should not be started without the
rubber dust skirt attached. It is essential a good
seal between machine and fl oor be established for
safety, especially when operating in dry grinding
applications.
When changing the grinding discs ensure power
supply to the unit is OFF by engaging the Emergen-
cy Stop button and the power-plug disconnected.
The machine should not be lifted by handles, mo-
tor, chassis or other parts. Transportation of the
machine is best done on a pallet / skid to which the
machine must be fi rmly secured.
Extreme caution must be used when moving
machinery by hand on an inclined plane. Even the
slightest slope can cause forces/momentum making
the machinery impossible to brake manually.
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Safety Instructions
At no time should lifting of machinery be attempted
without mechanical means such as a hoist or fork
lift.
Never use the machine if you are tired, if you have
drunk alcohol, or if you are taking medication that
could affect your vision, your judgement or your co-
ordination.
Never use a machine that has been modifi ed in any
way from its original specifi cation.
Be on your guard for electrical shocks. Avoid having
body contact with lightning-conductors/metal in the
ground.
Never drag the machine by means of the cord and
never pull out the plug by pulling the cord. Keep all
cords and extension cords away from water, oil and
sharp edges.
Make sure the cord is not pinched in doors, fences
or the like.
Check that the cord and extension cord are intact
and in good condition. Never use the machine if the
cord is damaged, hand it in to an authorized service
workshop for repair.
Do not use a rolled up extension cord
The machine should be connected to an earthed
outlet socket.
Check that the mains voltage corresponds with that
stated on the rating plate on the machine.
Ensure the cord is behind you when you start to use
the machine so that the cord will not be damaged.
WARNING!
Overexposure to vibration can lead to circula-
tory damage or nerve damage in people
who have impaired circulation. Contact your
doctor if you experience symptoms of overex-
posure to vibration. These symptoms include
numbness, loss of feeling, tingling, pricking,
pain, loss of strength, changes in skin colour
or condition. These symptoms normally ap-
pear in the fi ngers, hands or wrists.

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