Snap-on CAT3 - page 628

SAFETY
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Screwdrivers
• Screwdrivers can break if used as prybar, chisel or punch.
Wear safety goggles. (User and bystanders)
Do not use a screwdriver as a prybar, chisel
or punch.
Broken screwdriver can cause injury.
Socket Usage
Select the proper type of socket for the application.
Hand Sockets
- All chrome plated sockets and black
finished sockets identified as hand sockets are for hand
use only.
Impact Sockets
- Sockets designed for durability
when used with impact drivers; use only impact sockets
with impact drivers.
Wear safety goggles. (Users and bystanders)
Broken tools can cause injury.
Storage Units
• Storage units can tip or strike you.
Do not open more than one loaded drawer at a time.
Keep children away.
Close lid and lock drawers and doors before moving.
Apply brakes on locking casters when not
moving unit.
Do not step in or on drawers.
Secure units together with fasteners.
Read and follow instruction manual.
Tipping of storage unit or unit striking you can cause injury.
• Units edges can cut or pinch.
Do not pull; push to move.
Wear gloves when lifting by edges.
Keep feet and fingers clear of edges when stacking,
hanging or moving units.
Unit edges can cause injury.
Striking and Struck Tools,
Punches/Chisels
• Striking and struck tools can break or chip. Chipped or
mushroomed punch and chisel ends or metal weakened by
improper grinding can fragment.
Oversized hammer can chip the punch or chisel.
Wear safety goggles. (Users and bystanders)
Do not use punch or chisel having mushroomed
ends; dress edges or mushroomed ends to original
shape with a hand file.
Hammer head diameter should be approximately
3/8" larger than head of punch or chisel.
Flying objects can cause injury.
• Steel punches and chisels can cause sparks during use.
Do not use near flammable substance.
Flammable substances can ignite causing injury.
Hammers
• Hammers can cause flying chips. Chipped, mushroomed
or cracked hammers can cause flying chips. Glancing blows
can cause flying chips. Striking hard surface can cause flying
chips. Body hammers can chip or break if struck against
hard surfaces.
Wear safety goggles. (Users and bystanders)
Do not use chipped, mushroomed or
cracked hammers.
Strike squarely and avoid glancing blows.
Do not strike other hammers or similar
hard surfaces.
Use body hammers only for striking automotive type
sheet metal; do not strike hard surfaces.
Flying chips can cause injury.
• Steel hammers can cause sparks during use.
Do not use near flammable substance.
Flammable substances can ignite causing injury.
• COMPOTHANE
®
or urethane hammers can rupture or
ignite if exposed to liquid oxygen.
Do not use COMPOTHANE
®
or urethane
hammers near liquid oxygen.
Ruptured and/or ignited COMPOTHANE
®
or
urethane can cause injury.
Threading
• Threading and rethreading tools can cause flying chips.
Wear safety goggles. (Users and bystanders)
Flying chips can cause injury.
Torque Testers
• Calibration weights can cause tester and its base to tip.
Wear safety goggles. (Users and bystanders)
Counterbalance or anchor mounting base.
Tipping base can cause injury.
Torque Wrenches
• Overtorquing can cause breakage. Wrench can break while
breaking fasteners loose. Force against flex stops on flex head
torque wrenches can cause head breakage. An out of calibra-
tion torque wrench can cause part or tool breakage.
Wear safety goggles. (Users and bystanders)
Do not exceed rated torque.
Do not use a torque wrench to break
fasteners loose.
Do not force head of flex head torque wrenches
against stops.
Periodic recalibration is necessary to
maintain accuracy.
Broken tools can cause injury.
Wrenches
• Excess force can cause crowfoot or flare nut
wrench slippage.
Do not over-torque, no pipes or lever extensions.
Use only moderate force on crowfoot and flare
nut wrenches.
Broken or slipping wrenches can cause injury.
• Slimline wrenches can break if overloaded.
Wear safety goggles. (Users and bystanders)
Broken wrench jaw can cause injury.
SAFETY WARNINGS
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