Weed Eater 530163351 instruction manual Safety Rules, Operator Safety

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OPERATOR SAFETY WARNING: When using gardening appliances, basic safety precautions must al- ways be followed to reduce the risk of fire and serious injury.

Manual background DANGER: This power tool can be dangerous! This unit can cause serious injury including amputation or blindness to the op- erator and others. The warnings and safety instructions in this manual must be followed to provide reasonable safety and efficiency in using the unit. The operator is responsible for following the warnings and instructions in this manual and on the unit. Read the entire in- struction manual before assembling and us- ing the unit! Restrict the use of this unit to per- sons who read, understand, and follow the warnings and instructions in this manual and on the unit. Never allow children to operate this unit.





Manual background DANGER: Blade can thrust violently away from material it does not cut. Blade thrust can cause amputation of arms or legs. Keep people and animals 50 feet (15 meters) away.

Hazard Zone


(15 Meters)

Manual background WARNING: Do not use trimmer head as a fastening device for the blade.

Manual background WARNING: The blade continues to spin after the throttle is released or, engine is turned off. The coasting blade can throw objects or seriously cut if accidentally touched. Stop the blade by contacting the right hand side of the coasting blade with material already cut.

Stop coasting blade by contact with cut material.

Manual background WARNING: Trimmer line can throw objects violently. You and others can be blinded or injured. Wear safety glasses and leg protection.


S Dress properly. Always wear safety glasses or similar eye protection when op- erating, or performing maintenance on your unit. (Safety glasses are available.) Eye protection should be marked Z87.

SAlways wear face or dust mask if operation is dusty.

SAlways wear heavy, long pants, long sleeves, boots, and gloves. Wearing safety leg guards

is recommended.

S Always wear foot protection. Do not go barefoot or wear sandals.


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Manual background Leg Guards

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Manual background WARNING:



Hazard zone for thrown

SSecure hair above shoulder length. Secure or remove loose clothing and jewelry or cloth- ing with loosely hanging ties, straps, tassels,

etc. They can be caught in moving parts.

SBeing fully covered also helps protect you from debris and pieces of toxic plants

thrown by spinning line/blade.

SStay alert. Do not operate unit when you are tired, ill, upset or under influence of alcohol, drugs, or medication. Watch what you are do- ing; use common sense.

objects. Blade/trimmer line can throw objects violently. Others can be blinded or injured. Keep people and animals 50 feet (15 meters) away.

SWear hearing protection.

S Never start or run the engine inside a closed room or building. Breathing exhaust fumes can kill.


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Weed Eater 530163351 instruction manual Safety Rules, Operator Safety