*If you have not purchased electrical appliances which includes power tools or electrical leads in this sale, disregard this notice.
This advice is not intended to replace specific manufacturer information but can be used as a general guide.
- BEFORE USING THE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE, REFER TO THE MANUFACTURER'S OPERATING MANUAL.
- WHERE AN OPERATING MANUAL IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE, WE URGE YOU TO SEARCH THE INTERNET OR CONTACT THE MANUFACTURER.
- ENSURE THE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE IS OPERATED ON AN RCD-PROTECTED CIRCUIT.
Electrical Appliances including Power tools, Electrical Leads & Equipment
- Use appliance only for its intended purpose including indoor/outdoor environments.
- Appliance may not be intended for use by children or any person with reduced physical, sensory/mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge unless they are under supervision of a person responsible for their safety.
- Have dry hands when operating appliances.
- Do not use appliances in the rain.
- Do not immerse the appliances in water unless designed for this purpose.
- Do not misuse the power lead. Never use the lead to carry appliances or pull the plug from an outlet. Keep the lead away from heat, oil, sharp edges or moving parts. Damaged leads must be immediately repaired by a qualified person.
- Wear appropriate clothing and avoid loose or baggy sleeves that could get entangled in the appliance.
- The plug must be removed from the socket-outlet before cleaning or maintenance of the appliance.
- Do not use a damaged appliance.
- Some appliances require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), e.g., Safety Glasses, Ear Protection, and Gloves.
- Some appliances require special installation, user maintenance precautions, or both.
- Appliances should be maintained to protect the operator against electric shock or mechanical mishaps.
- Appliances with specially prepared leads must be replaced by a special line or assembly available from the manufacturer or service agent.
- Keep hands, fingers, feet, toes, and hair away from dangerous moving parts, and the like of cutting blades.
- Do not place cord extension sockets or portable power outlet boards where they may be exposed to moisture.
- Ensure ventilation holes or outlets are not blocked or obstructed.
- If fixed appliances do not have a power supply lead and plug or other means for disconnection from the supply, a means for disconnection must be incorporated into the fixed wiring according to the Wiring Rules.
- If the supply lead or plug is damaged, the manufacturer, service agent, or similarly qualified person must replace the lead to prevent an accident.
- Appliances with a supply cord that cannot be replaced should be disposed of.
- Fixed wired electrical equipment must be installed by a licensed electrical contractor or licensed electrical worker.
- A safety switch can enhance electrical safety when using electrical power tools.