GENERAL SAFETY & SAFETY REGULATIONS
The mower must only be used with a suitable tractor and driven by an adequate driveline driven from the
tractor PTO. All other use is strictly prohibited. Users should become thoroughly familiar with the contents of this
manual before using, servicing or mounting the implement on the tractor and all other pertinent operations.
Never wear jewellery, loose clothing such as ties, scarves, belts, unbuttoned jackets or dungarees with
open zips which could become caught up in moving parts. Always wear approved garments complying with
accident prevention provisions such as: non-slip shoes, ear muffs, goggles and gauntlets.
Consult your dealer, the "Labour Health Service" or your nearest equivalent authority for information about
the current safety provisions and specific regulations to comply with in order to ensure personal safety. If the
machine is used in the evening, follow the relevant instructions.
REGUALTIONS FOR THE USE OF THE DRIVELINE
The machine maybe supplied with a driveline; the driveline is complete with shields able to ensure the operator's
safety (see Figure 3.6 page 8)
Keep the non-rotation shields efficient and in a good condition. If their condition is poor, they should be changed
before the implement is used. Unless it is correctly protected, the driveline could even cause the user's death
since it can catch on parts of the body or clothing. Always check that the shields are installed and perfectly
efficient before using the machine. Check that they are well fixed and correctly inserted into their housings.
Check that the retaining chains are correctly fixed to the tractor or mower in order to prevent the shields from
turning together with the driveline.
Check that the driveline is free to turn within the shield. Take great care to prevent the shields from being
damaged when the implement is coupled and released from the tractor. Keep the grooved parts perfectly clean
and greased so that they are able to correctly slide.
Besides being described in this manual, the method by which the driveline is coupled must also be checked out
with the instructions in the tractor manufacturer's manual. The correct rotation speed of the tractor PTO is
indicated on the PTO shaft guards of each machine.
This rate is usually 540 or 1000 rpm. Always comply with the indicated speed. The following items are applied to
the driveline (if delivered with the machine):
A danger sticker on the shaft guard
A danger sticker on the driveline which becomes visible if the shield is damaged or missing
Strictly comply with the instructions on the sticker.