Safety Checklist

It is important to always follow the instructions and safety manual of the brushcutter you are using. In addition, it is the responsibility of the user or operator of the Brushcutter Pro Blade and Brushcutter Pro Guard to read, understand and abide by the following three part Safety Checklist which consists of Part 1: Operator Responsibility, Part 2: Protective Clothing and Part 3: Personal Protective Equipment.

Part 1: Operator Responsibility

It is widely acknowledged that many parts of a brushcutter are a potential source of danger. As such, the following Operator Responsibility checklist must be followed when using a Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard;

  • Read and follow all directions in the instruction and safety manual of the brushcutter carefully
  • Be familiar with the controls and the proper use of the brushcutter
  • Know how to stop the brushcutter engine rapidly
  • Use the brushcutter for the purpose it is intended
  • Never allow people unfamiliar with the instruction and safety manual of the brushcutter to use a Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard
  • Follow relevant legislation and guidelines as to the required minimum age for brushcutter operations
  • Never operate the brushcutter while people or pets are nearby. Ensure all people and pets are at least 15 metres away from the operator during operation
  • Never operate the brushcutter if fatigued, using medication or alcohol
  • Have a safety plan to prevent accidents and a medical plan in case of an accident

Part 2: Protective Clothing

It is widely acknowledged that protective clothing assists in the physical protection of the user or operator. As such, the following Protective Clothing checklist must be followed at all times when using a Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard;

  • Read and follow all directions in the instruction and safety manual of the brushcutter carefully
  • Wear adequate protective clothing including long sleeves and long pants
  • Do not wear loose clothes, or cloths with laces, ribbons, neckties or necklaces or anything that may get caught in the brushcutter
  • Tie back long your head and facial hair to avoid getting caught in the brushcutter

Part 3: Personal Protective Equipment

  • It is widely acknowledged that Personal Protective Equipment assists in the physical protection of the user or operator. As such in addition to following all directions in the instruction and safety manual of the brushcutter carefully, the following Personal Protective Equipment checklist must be followed at all times when using a Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard.

 

Goggles / Eye Protection
Wear goggles or other eye protection to protect your eyes from any debri that may be caused by the Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard

Helmet
Wear a helmet to protect your head from any falling debris, or debris that may be caused from using the Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard

Face Shield
Wear a face shield to protect your face from any debris that may be caused from using the Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard

Ear protection
Wear ear muffs, ear plugs or other hearing protection to protect your ears from any noise that may be caused from using the Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard

Gloves
Wear gloves to protect your hands from any damage that may be caused from using the Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard

Safety Boots
Wear safety boots to protect your feet from damage that may be caused from using the Brushcutter Pro Blade or Brushcutter Pro Guard