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SAFETY
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Important Words
About Safety
for Users and Bystanders
Following these basic safety rules is a
good start toward protecting yourself —
and others in the vicinity —
from injury while using tools.
Wear safety goggles
Use the right tool
Use the tool properly
Maintain the tool regularly
Keep tools away from children
Do not use tools on live electrical circuits
unless specifically designed for such use
Read and follow instructions
Safety messages in this catalog use the guidelines of the American National Standard ANSI Z535.4 for Product Safety Signs
and Labels and ANSI Z535.3 Criteria for Safety Symbols. Messages associated with specific products use a triangular
hazard alert symbol, signal word (CAUTION, WARNING, DANGER) and how to avoid the hazard. Each message refers to
pages (473-474) which provides additional safety symbols and three-part messages advising of:
• The hazard
• How to avoid the hazard
The probable consequence of not avoiding the hazard
PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW
these messages to avoid injury to yourself and bystanders.
KEEP CHILDREN AWAY
THIS SYMBOL INDICATES
PROHIBITED ACTION
DO NOT OVER-TORQUE
NO PIPES OR LEVER
EXTENSIONS
NO HAMMERING
NO PRYING
DO NOT STRIKE HARD
OBJECTS
NO IMPACT/POWER DRIVE
DO NOT STEP IN OR ON
DRAWERS
DO NOT OPEN MULTIPLE
DRAWERS
DO NOT PULL TO MOVE
THIS SYMBOL INDICATES
MANDATORY ACTION
MANDATORY EAR
PROTECTION
MANDATORY FACE SHIELD
MANDATORY MASK
MANDATORY RESPIRATOR
MANDATORY PROTECTIVE
CLOTHING
MANDATORY PROTECTIVE
GLOVES
MANDATORY EYE
PROTECTION
MUST READ INSTRUCTIONS
BEFORE USE
VIBRATION
HAZARD
RISK OF
EXPLOSION
OVERHEAD/
OVERLOAD
HAZARD
RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK
RISK OF FIRE
RISK OF
ENTANGLEMENT
THIS SYMBOL INDICATES
A HAZARD ALERT
RED BACKGROUND – DANGER
ORANGE BACKGROUND – WARNING
YELLOW BACKGROUND – CAUTION
SAFETY WARNINGS
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