© 2019 by Snow Joe
All rights reserved. Original instructions.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
A Division of Snow Joe
Model 24V-PHT17-LTE Form No. SJ-24V-PHT17-LTE-880E-M
CORDLESS POLE HEDGE TRIMMER
24 VOLT MAX* | MULTI-ANGLE | 17-INCH
All Operators Must Read These
Instructions Before Use
Always follow these safety guidelines. Failure to do so may
result in serious bodily injury or death.
General Power Tool Safety
mWARNING! Read all safety warnings and all
instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and instructions
may result in electric shock, re and/or serious injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future reference.
The term "power tool" in the warnings refers to your mains-
operated (corded) power tool or battery-operated (cordless)
mDANGER! This indicates a hazardous situation, which,
if not followed, will result in serious injury or death.
mWARNING! This indicates a hazardous situation, which,
if not followed, could result in serious injury or death.
mCAUTION! This indicates a hazardous situation, which,
if not followed, could result in minor or moderate injury.
Work Area Safety
1. Keep work area clean and well lit – Cluttered or dark
areas invite accidents.
2. Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of ammable liquids, gases
or dust – Power tools create sparks which may ignite the
dust or fumes.
3. Keep children and bystanders away while operating a
power tool – Distractions can cause you to lose control.
1. Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify
the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs with
earthed (grounded) power tools. Unmodied plugs and
matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
2. Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded
surfaces, such as pipes, radiators, ranges and
refrigerators – There is an increased risk of electric shock
if your body is earthed or grounded.
3. Do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions
– Water entering a power tool will increase the risk of
4. Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for
carrying, pulling or unplugging the power tool. Keep
cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges or moving parts.
Damaged or entangled cords increase the risk of electric
5. When operating a power tool outdoors, use an
extension cord suitable for outdoor use. Use of a cord
suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock.
1. Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common
sense when operating a power tool. Do not use a
power tool while you are tired or under the inuence
of drugs, alcohol or medication – A moment of
inattention while operating power tools may result in
serious personal injury.
2. Use safety equipment. Always wear
eye protection – Safety equipment such as dust mask,
non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection
used for appropriate conditions will reduce personal
3. Avoid accidental starting. Ensure the switch is in the
o-position before plugging in – Carrying power tools
with your nger on the switch or plugging in power tools
that have the switch on invites accidents.
4. 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.
5. Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at
all times – This enables better control of the power tool in
6. Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry.
Keep your hair, clothing and gloves away from moving
parts – Loose clothes, jewelry or long hair can be caught
in moving parts.
7. 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 hazards.