SAFETY RULES FOR STRAPPING TOOLS
You are fully responsible to review the joints made by your
tool. Become familiar with the seal
control and seal adjustment described in this operation
Misformed joints may not secure the load and could cause
serious injury. Never handle or ship any load
with improperly formed joints.
2 Dispensing strap
Only dispense strap from a dispenser specifically designed
Tuck strap end back into dispenser when not in use.
3 Strap warnings
Never use strap as a means of pulling or lifting loads.
Failure to follow these warnings can result in
severe personal injury.
4 Strap breakage hazard
Improper operation of the tool, excessive tensioning, using
strap not recommended for this tool or sharp
corners on the load can result in a sudden loss of strap
tension or in strap breakage during tensioning,
which could result in the following:
A sudden loss of balance causing you to fall.
Both tool and strap flying violently towards your face.
Note as follows:
If the load corners are sharp, use edge protectors.
Place the strap correctly around a properly positioned load.
Positioning yourself in-line with the strap, during
tensioning and sealing, can result in severe
personal injury from flying strap or tool. When tensioning
or sealing, position yourself to one
side of the strap and keep all bystanders away.
Use the correct strap quality, strap width, strap gauge and
strap tensile strength
recommended in this manual for your tool. Using strap not
recommended for this tool can result in
strap breakage during tensioning.
5 Cutting tensioned strap
When cutting strapping, use the proper strapping cutter and
keep other personnel and yourself at a
safe distance from the strap. Always stand to side of the
strap, away from the direction the loosened
strap end will fly. Use only cutters designed for strap and
never hammers, pliers, hacksaws, axes, etc.
6 Environment protection
Do not dispose of used packing material in the household
refuse, water or by burning them.