Use and Care Manual

© 2018 by Snow Joe
All rights reserved. Original instructions.
A Division of Snow Joe
, LLC Model SJH901E Form No. SJ-SJH901E-880E-MR1
18-INCH | 3.8-AMP
Safety Instructions
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 Safety WARNINGS!
You and any other operator of this pole hedge trimmer must
read, understand, and follow these instructions in their entirety.
Failure to follow these instructions may result in ELECTRIC
Notice the personal safety alert symbol
m used in this
manual to draw your attention to a WARNING given along
with the particular operating instruction. This means that
the operation requires special ATTENTION, CAUTION, and
mWARNING! This unit can be dangerous! Careless or
improper use can cause serious injury.
mWARNING! The moving blades can cut you. Keep
hands and feet away from the blades and the cutting area.
Before using the pole hedge trimmer, familiarize yourself with
the controls, especially how to stop the pole hedge trimmer
in an emergency. The only individuals who should use the
pole hedge trimmer are those who thoroughly understand
these instructions and know how to properly operate the unit.
Children should never be allowed access to the pole hedge
Retain this manual for future reference and reread it at the start
of each trimming season.
1. Keep work area clean and well-lit – Cluttered, dark
areas invite accidents.
2. Replacement parts – When servicing this unit, use only
identical replacement parts. Replace or repair damaged
cords immediately.
3. Keep children, bystanders, and pets away – All
spectators, including pets, should be kept a safe distance
away from the work area.
4. Know your product – Know how to start and stop the
machine. Be thoroughly familiar with the controls.
5. Use the right tool – Do not use this machine for any job
except that for which it was intended.
6. Extension cords – To prevent electric shock, use only
with an extension cord suitable for outdoor use.
7. Avoid accidental starting – Do not carry the pole hedge
trimmer with your nger on the switch. Make sure the
switch is o before plugging in or unplugging the unit.
mCAUTION! Moving parts will continue to run for several
seconds after turning o the machine.
8. Do not abuse the cord – Never carry the pole hedge
trimmer by the cord or yank the cord to disconnect it from
the receptacle. Keep the cord away from heat, oil, and
sharp edges.
9. Moving parts – Keep hands and feet away from moving
parts. Keep guards in place and in proper working order.
10. Do not force the tool – It will perform better with less
likelihood of personal or mechanical injury if it is used at
the rate for which it was designed.
11. Do not overreach – Keep proper footing and balance at
all times.
12. Use safety glasses – Also use safety footwear, snug-
tting clothing, protective gloves, hearing, and head
13. Disconnect the tool – Disconnect the pole hedge
trimmer from the power supply when it is not in use,
before servicing it, when changing accessories, and when
performing any other maintenance task.
14. Store idle tool indoors – When not in use, the pole hedge
trimmer should be stored indoors in a dry and high or
locked-up place out of the reach of children.
15. Maintain the pole hedge trimmer with care – Keep the
cutting edges sharp and clean for optimal performance
and to reduce the risk of injury. Inspect the extension
cord periodically and immediately replace it if damaged.
Keep the handles dry, clean, and free from oil and grease.
Follow the additional recommendations described in the
maintenance section of this manual.
16. Avoid dangerous environments – Do not use the pole
hedge trimmer in rain or in damp or wet locations. Do not
operate the pole hedge trimmer in gaseous or explosive
atmospheres or use the pole hedge trimmer near
ammable or combustible liquids. Motors in these tools
normally spark, and the sparks might ignite fumes.

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