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GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

provide information about which training materials and courses are available.

  • Fire Extinguisher and Shovel

Generally clothes should be close-fitting without restricting your freedom of movement.

IMPORTANT! Sparks can come from the muffler, the bar and chain or other sources. Always have fire extinguishing tools available if you should need them. Help prevent forest fires.

Work is constantly in progress to improve the design and technology - improvements that increase your safety and efficiency. Visit your dealer regularly to see whether you can benefit from new features that have been introduced.

Personal protective equipment

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WARNING! Most chain saw accidents happen when the chain touches the operator.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.

Machine s safety equipment

In this section the machine’s safety features and their function are explained. For inspection and maintenance see instructions under the heading Checking, maintaining and servicing chain saw safety equipment. See instructions under the heading, What is what?, to find where these parts are located on your machine.

The life span of the machine can be reduced and the risk of accidents can increase if machine maintenance is not carried out correctly and if service and/or repairs are not carried out professionally. If you need further information please contact your nearest service workshop.

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WARNING! Never use a machine with defective safety components. Safety equipment must be inspected and maintained. See instructions under the heading Checking, maintaining and servicing chain saw safety equipment. If your machine does not pass all the checks, take the saw to a servicing dealer for repair.

Chain brake and front hand guard

  • Approved protective helmet

  • Hearing protection

  • Protective goggles or a visor

  • Gloves with saw protection

  • Trousers with saw protection

  • Boots with saw protection, steel toe-cap and non-slip

sole

  • Always have a first aid kit nearby.

Your chain saw is equipped with a chain brake that is designed to stop the chain if you get a kickback.The chain brake reduces the risk of accidents, but only you can prevent them.

Take care when using your saw and make sure the kickback zone of the bar never touches any object.

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