Specific safety rules – Harbor Freight Tools 93808 Manuel d'utilisation
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SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES
DANGER! Keep hands away from cutting area and blade. Keep your second
hand on auxiliary handle or motor housing. If both hands are holding the saw,
they cannot be cut by the blade.
Keep your body positioned to either side of the saw blade, but not in line with
the saw blade. KICKBACK could cause the saw to jump backwards. (See
Do not reach underneath the work. The guard can not protect you from the blade
below the work.
Check lower guard for proper closing before each use. Do not operate saw if
lower guard does not move freely and close instantly. Never clamp or tie the
lower guard into the open position. If saw is accidentally dropped, lower guard
may be bent. Raise the lower guard with the Retracting Handle and make sure it
moves freely and does not touch the blade or any other part, in all angles and depths
Check the operation and condition of the lower guard spring. If the guard and
the spring are not operating properly, they must be serviced before use. Lower
guard may operate sluggishly due to damaged parts, gummy deposits, or a buildup
Lower guard should be retracted manually only for special cuts such as
“Pocket Cuts” and “Compound Cuts.” Raise lower guard by Retracting Handle.
As soon as blade enters the material, lower guard must be released. For all
other sawing, the lower guard should operate automatically.
Always observe that the lower guard is covering the blade before placing saw
down on bench or floor. An unprotected, coasting blade will cause the saw to
walk backwards, cutting whatever is in its path. Be aware of the time it takes for the
blade to stop after switch is released.
NEVER hold piece being cut in your hands or across your leg. It is important to
support the work properly to minimize body exposure, blade binding, or loss of
Hold tool by insulated gripping surfaces when performing an operation where
the cutting tool may contact hidden wiring. Contact with a “live” wire will also
make exposed metal parts of the tool “live” and shock the operator.
When ripping always use a rip fence or straight edge guide. This improves the
accuracy of cut and reduces the chance for blade binding.
Always use blades with correct size and shape (diamond vs. round) arbor
holes. Blades that do not match the mounting hardware of the saw will run
eccentrically, causing loss of control.