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Husqvarna 236R Operator's Manual: General Safety Precautions; Important; Personal Protective Equipment

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Important

IMPORTANT!
The machine is only designed for trimming grass.
The only accessories you can operate with this engine
unit are the cutting attachments we recommend in the
chapter on Technical data.
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.
Wear personal protective equipment. See instructions
under the heading "Personal protective equipment".
Never use a machine that has been modified in any way
from its original specification.
Never use a machine that is faulty. Carry out the checks,
maintenance and service instructions described in this
manual. Some maintenance and service measures
must be carried out by trained and qualified specialists.
See instructions under the heading Maintenance.
All covers, guards and handles must be fitted before
starting. Ensure that the spark plug cap and ignition
lead are undamaged to avoid the risk of electric shock.
The machine operator must ensure that no people or
animals come closer than 15 metres while working.
When several operators are working in the same area
the safety distance should be at least twice the tree
height and no less than 15 metres.
WARNING! This machine produces an
!
electromagnetic field during operation.
This field may under some
circumstances interfere with active or
passive medical implants. To reduce the
risk of serious or fatal injury, we
recommend persons with medical
implants to consult their physician and
the medical implant manufacturer before
operating this machine.
WARNING! Running an engine in a
!
confined or badly ventilated area can
result in death due to asphyxiation or
carbon monoxide poisoning.

GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Personal protective equipment

IMPORTANT!
A clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer can be
dangerous if used incorrectly or carelessly, and can
cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. It
is extremely important that you read and understand the
contents of this operator's manual.
You must use approved personal protective equipment
whenever you use the machine. Personal protective
equipment cannot eliminate the risk of injury but it will
reduce the degree of injury if an accident does happen.
Ask your dealer for help in choosing the right equipment.
WARNING! Listen out for warning signals
!
or shouts when you are wearing hearing
protection. Always remove your hearing
protection as soon as the engine stops.
HELMET
A protective helmet where there is a risk of falling objects
HEARING PROTECTION
Wear hearing protection that provides adequate noise
reduction.
EYE PROTECTION
Always wear approved eye protection. If you use a visor
then you must also wear approved protective goggles.
Approved protective goggles must comply with standard
ANSI Z87.1 in the USA or EN 166 in EU countries.
GLOVES
Gloves should be worn when necessary, e.g., when fitting
cutting attachments.
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