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Safety Information

BATTERY CHARGING

-Always charge in a well ventilated area
-Always ensure the charging leads are correctly fitted before switching on mains
-Always ensure mains are switched off before disconnecting the charging leads
-Always charge the battery at the recommended charge rate, do not overcharge.
-Ideally, charge each battery on a separate charge unit, if not possible charge the batteries in series.
-We do not recommend charging batteries in parallel because it is not possible to control the amount of current passing through each battery.

GENERAL SAFETY

-Never overfill with acid
-Never allow children access to a battery
-Never allow battery vents to become blocked
-Never smoke near a battery
-Never allow naked flames near a battery
-Never create sparks near a battery

HANDLING

-Always handle batteries with care
-Always wear eye protection when handling
-Always wear protective clothing when handling

BATTERY STORAGE

-Always store upright
-Follow HSE guidelines at http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg139.pdf