- Operate jackhammers only
if you are trained and authorized to do so.
- Before use, check the site
for potential underground hazards including electrical conduits,
waterlines, gas lines, etc.
- Always wear proper protective
equipment including safety glasses or shield, hard hat, hearing
protection, and safety shoes/foot guards.
- Check all bits to see that
they are sharp. If not, sharpen according to the manufacturer's
recommendations. Always use eye protection when operating a
- Always disconnect the electric
power or air supply before inserting or removing tools.
- Be sure all tools are properly
locked into the unit before operating.
- Keep all bystanders out
of the work area.
- Prevent back injuries by
using your leg muscles to lift the machine into operating position.
- Allow the tool to do the
work by using a grip light enough to maintain control.
- If stopping work for a short
period of time or for the day, unplug the electricity or stop