King Kutter Free Floating User Manual
EQUIPMENT SAFETY GUIDELINES
Safety of the operator and by standards is one of the main concerns in designing and
developing a mower. However, every year accidents occur which could have been avoided
by a few seconds of thought and a more careful approach to handling equipment. You,
the operator, can avoid many accidents by observing the following precautions and insist
those working with you, or for you, follow them.
In order to provide a better view, certain photographs or illustrations in this manual may
show an assembly with a safety shield removed. However, equipment should never be
operated in this condition. Keep all shields in place. If shield removal becomes neces-
sary for repairs, replace the shield prior to use.
Replace any safety sign that is not readable or is missing. Location of such safety signs
is indicated in this manual.
Never use alcoholic beverages or drugs that can hinder alertness or coordination while
operating this equipment. Consult your doctor about operating this machine while taking
Under no circumstances should children under the age of 18 be allowed to work
with this equipment. Do not allow persons to operate or assemble this unit until
they have read this manual and have developed a thorough understanding of
the safety precautions and of how it works. Review the safety instructions with all
This equipment is dangerous to children and persons unfamiliar with its operation. The
operator should be a responsible, properly trained and physically able person familiar
with farm machinery and trained in this equipment’s operations. If the elderly are assist-
ing with farm work, their physical limitations need to be recognized and accommodated.
Use a tractor equipped with a Roll Over Protective System and seat belts. (ROPS)
Never exceed the limits of a piece of machinery. If its ability to do a job, or to do so safely,
is in question- DON’T TRY IT.
Do not modify the equipment in any way. Unauthorized modification could result in seri-
ous injury or death and may impair the function and life of the equipment.
In addition to the design and the confirmation of this implement, including safety signs
and safety equipment, hazard control and accident prevention are dependent upon the
awareness, concern, prudence, and proper training of personnel involved in the opera-
tion, transport, maintenance, and storage of the machine. Refer also to safety messages
and operation instruction in each of the appropriate sections of the tractor and mower
manuals. Pay close attention to the safety signs affixed to the tractor and the finishing