c) Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the
switch is in the oﬀ -position before connecting
to power source and/or battery pack, picking
up or carrying the tool. Carrying power tools
with your ﬁ nger on the switch or energising
power tools that have the switch on invites
d) Remove any adjusting key or wrench before
turning the power tool on. A wrench or a key
left attached to a rotating part of the power tool
may result in personal injury.
e) Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and
balance at all times. This enables better control
of the power tool in unexpected situations.
f) Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or
jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing and gloves
away from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewel-
lery or long hair can be caught in moving parts.
g) If devices are provided for the connection of
dust extraction and collection facilities, ensure
these are connected and properly used.
Use of dust collection can reduce dust-related
4. Power tool use and care
a) Do not force the power tool. Use the correct
power tool for your application. The correct
power tool will do the job better and safer at the
rate for which it was designed.
b) Do not use the power tool if the switch does
not turn it on and oﬀ . Any power tool that can-
not be controlled with the switch is dangerous
and must be repaired.
c) Disconnect the plug from the power source
and/or the battery pack from the power tool
before making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing power tools. Such
preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
d) Store idle power tools out of the reach of
children and do not allow persons unfamiliar
with the power tool or these instructions to
operate the power tool. Power tools are
dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
e) Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment
or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts
and any other condition that may aﬀ ect the
power tool's operation. If damaged, have the
power tool repaired before use. Many
accidents are caused by poorly maintained
f) Keep cutting tools sharp and clean.
Properly maintained cutting tools with sharp cut-
ting edges are less likely to bind and are easier
g) Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits
etc. in accordance with these instructions, tak-
ing into account the working conditions and
the work to be performed. Use of the power
tool for operations diﬀ erent from those intended
could result in a hazardous situation.
a) Have your power tool serviced by a qualiﬁ ed
repair person using only identical replace-
ment parts. This will ensure that the safety of
the power tool is maintained.
Safety instructions speciﬁ cally for
Hold the electric tool by the insulated
handles when you are carrying out work
during which the electric tool may come
into contact with concealed power cables
or its own power cable. Contact with a live
cable may also cause metal parts of the appli-
ance to become live and lead to electric shock.
Keep your hands away from the sawing area.
Do not reach underneath the workpiece. Contact
with the saw blade may result in injury.
Keep your hands away from the stroke
rod and the quick-release chuck. Contact
with these components may result in a crushing
Always switch on the electrical power tool before
applying it to the workpiece. Otherwise, there is
a risk of a kickback.
When sawing, ensure that the baseplate
is in contact with the workpiece.
PSTD 800 A1