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Safety Rules for Drills
Wear ear protectors with impact drills.
Exposure to noise can cause hearing loss.
Use auxiliary handles supplied with the
Loss of control can cause personal
Hold tool by insulated gripping surfaces
when performing an operation where the
cutting tools may contact hidden wiring
or its own cord.
Contact with a “live” wire
will make exposed metal parts of the tool
“live” and shock the operator.
Use clamps or other practical way to
secure and support the workpiece to a
Holding the work by hand
or against your body is unstable and may
lead to loss of control.
Do not drill, fasten or break into existing
walls or other blind areas where electrical
wiring may exist.
If this situation is
unavoidable, disconnect all fuses or circuit
breakers feeding this worksite.
used. Use of dust collection can reduce dust-
Keep handles dry, clean and free from oil
Slippery hands cannot safely
control the power tool.
Power tool use and care
Do not force the power tool. Use the
correct power tool for your application.
correct power tool will do the job better and
safer at the rate for which it was designed.
Do not use the power tool if the switch does
not turn it on and off.
Any power tool that
cannot be controlled with the switch is
dangerous and must be repaired.
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.
preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
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.
Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment
or binding of moving parts, breakage of
parts and any other condition that may
affect the power tools operation. If damaged,
have the power tool repaired before use.
Many accidents are caused by poorly
maintained power tools.
Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting
edges are less likely to bind and are easier to
Use the power tool, accessories and tool
bits etc. in accordance with these instructions,
taking into account the working conditions
and the work to be performed.
Use of the
power tool for operations different from those
intended could result in a hazardous situation.
Use clamps or other practical way to secure
and support the workpiece to a stable
Holding the work by hand or against
your body is unstable and may lead to loss of
Have your power tool serviced by a qualified
repair person using only identical
This will ensure that the
safety of the power tool is maintained.
Develop a periodic maintenance schedule
for your tool. When cleaning a tool be
careful not to disassemble any portion of
the tool since internal wires may be misplaced
or pinched or safety guard return springs
may be improperly mounted.
cleaning agents such as gasoline, carbon
tetrachloride, ammonia, etc. may damage
Risk of injury to user. The power cord must
only be serviced by a Skil Factory Service
Center or Authorized Skil Service Station.
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