A16353 - 01-20-06 Rev. A
SAFETY RULES FOR
POST THESE SAFETY RULES FOR REFERENCE.
Failure to follow these rules may result in serious injury.
1. DO NOT OPERATE THIS MACHINE UNTIL IT IS
COMPLETELY ASSEMBLED AND INSTALLED
ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS. A machine
incorrectly assembled can cause serious injury.
2. OBTAIN ADVICE from your supervisor, instructor,
or another qualified person if you are not thoroughly
familiar with the operation of this machine. Knowledge
3. FOLLOW ALL WIRING CODES and recommended
electrical connections to prevent shock or electrocution.
4. SECURE THE MACHINE TO A SUPPORTING
SURFACE. Vibration can cause the machine to slide,
walk, or tip over.
5. NEVER START THE MACHINE BEFORE CLEARING
THE TABLE of all objects (tools, scrap pieces, etc.).
Debris can be thrown at high speed causing injury.
6. NEVER START THE MACHINE WITH THE
WORKPIECE AGAINST THE BLADE. The workpiece
can be thrown, causing injury.
7. NEVER START THE MACHINE UNTIL ALL HANDLES
ARE LOCKED AND THE BLADE IS AT THE CORRECT
TENSION. Abnormal operations cause injuries.
8. AVOID Awkward operations and hand positions. A
sudden slip could cause a hand to move into the blade.
9. KEEP ARMS, HANDS, and fingers away from the blade
to prevent injury.
10. NEVER REACH UNDER THE TABLE while the machine
is running. A moving blade under the table can cause
11. ADJUST THE "HOLD-DOWN" FOOT FOR EACH
NEW OPERATION. Loss of control of the workpiece
can cause injury.
12. HOLD THE WORKPIECE FIRMLY AGAINST THE
TABLE. Loss of control of the workpiece can cause
13. DO NOT CUT A WORKPIECE THAT IS TOO SMALL
TO BE SAFELY SUPPORTED. When hands are too
close to the blade, a wrong move can cause injury.
14. DO NOT CUT A WORKPIECE THAT DOES NOT HAVE
A FLAT SURFACE against the table.
15. MAKE RELIEF CUTS before cutting long curves. Never
attempt to cut a curve that is too tight. Breaking blades
can cause injury.
16. NEVER BACK A BOUND BLADE OUT OF A KERF
with the saw running. Turn the saw "OFF", disconnect
the saw from the power source, wedge the kerf and
remove the blade. Breaking blades can cause injury.
17. USE CAUTION WHEN CUTTING IRREGULAR
WORKPIECES. This type of workpiece can pinch the
blade before the cut is complete. Breaking blades can
18. USE CAUTION WHEN CUTTING ROUND MATERIAL.
This type of workpiece has a tendency to "roll" and can
cause the blade to bite. Breaking blades can cause
19. PROPERLY SUPPORT LONG OR WIDE work-pieces.
Loss of control of the workpiece can cause injury.
20. NEVER PERFORM LAYOUT, ASSEMBLY, OR SET-UP
WORK ON THE TABLE/WORK AREA WHEN THE
MACHINE IS RUNNING. A sudden slip could cause a
hand to move into the blade. Injury can result.
21. TURN THE MACHINE "OFF", disconnect the machine
from the power source, and clean the table/work area
before leaving the machine. Lock the switch in the
"OFF" position to prevent unauthorized use. Someone
else might accidentally start the machine and cause
injury to themselves.
22. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION regarding the safe and
proper operation of power tools (i.e. a safety video)
is available from the Power Tool Institute, 1300
Sumner Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2851 (www.
powertoolinstitute.com). Information is also available
from the National Safety Council, 1121 Spring Lake
Drive, Itasca, IL 60143-3201. Please refer to the
American National Standards Institute ANSI 01.1 Safety
Requirements for Woodworking Machines and the U.S.
Department of Labor OSHA 1910.213 Regulations.