SAFETY RULES FOR POWER TOOLS
KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL-Read the owner's manual carefully. Learn its application and limitations as well as the specific potential hazards peculiar to this tool.
GROUND ALL TOOLS-If tool is equipped a with three-prong plug, it should be plugged into a three-hole receptacle. If an adapter is used to accommodate a two- prong receptacle, the adapter wire must be attached to a KNOWN GROUND. Never remove third the prong. (See Figure 1.)
KEEP GUARDS IN PLACE-and in working order.
REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES-Form a habit of checking to see that keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning on machine.
KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN-Cluttered areas and benches invite accidents.
AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT-Do not use power tools in damp or wet locations. Keep work area well illuminated.
KEEP CHILDREN AWAY-All visitors should be kept a safe distance from the work area.
MAKE WORKSHOP KID PROOF-with padlocks, master switches or by removing starter keys.
DO NOT FORCE TOOL-Do not force tool or attachment to do a job for which it was not designed. Use the proper tool for the job.
WEAR PROPER APPAREL-Avoid loose clothing, neckties, gloves or jewelry that could become caught in moving parts. Wear protective head gear to keep long hair styles away from moving parts.
USE SAFETY GLASSES-Also use face or dust mask if cutting operation is dusty.
SECURE WORK-Use clamps or a vise to hold work when practicable. It is safer than using your hand and frees both hands to operate the tool.
DO NOT OVERREACH-Keep your proper footing and balance at all times.
MAINTAIN TOOLS IN TOP CONDITION-Keep tools sharp and clean for best and safest performance. Follow instructions for lubrication and changing accessories.
DISCONNECT TOOLS-Unplug tool before servicing and when changing accessories such as blades, bits or cutters.
AVOID ACCIDENTAL STARTING-Make sure switch is "OFF" before plugging in power cord.
USE RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES-Consult the owner's manual. Use of improper accessories may be hazardous.
TURN SPINDLE BY HAND BEFORE SWITCHING ON MOTOR-This ensures that the workpiece or chuck jaws will not hit the lathe bed, saddle or crosslide, and also ensures that they clear the cutting tool.
CHECK THAT ALL HOLDING, LOCKING AND DRIVING DEVICES ARE TIGHTENED-At the same time, be careful not to overtighten these