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I wonder if these warning labels are being followed, of even understood by those who are unable to understand the requirements?

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I doubt it but then thats true in just about anything people do. When someone picks up a rotary mower by the deck to use it as a hedge trimmer, I believe that speaks volumes. And what speaks even louder is courts who give them money because they lack common sense. You can only do so much.

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When someone picks up a rotary mower by the deck to use it as a hedge trimmer, I believe that speaks volumes.
You're telling me!. [Linked Image]
Joe,
I doubt it if most people even bother to read safety labels.
The number of accidents people have with the associated equipment is your proof of that one. [Linked Image]
I mean, how many homeowners bother to check the cord on thier appliances before they use them?.

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You're right, most people don't even read the warning labels. Why? Because they've put a warning label on everything. Some items come with 6 or 7 diferent warning labels, most of them warning of stupid crap that even a moron has enough common sense to know. If warning labels were used a little less frequently, more people would read and follow them.

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It's the Lawyers that make them put those there. The manufacturers could care less whether people read these or not.

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Kinda helps when the label printer has a spell checker also! [Linked Image]

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Joe—

Shouldn't item 8 be the first on the list?

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Shouldn't item 8 be the first on the list?

Yes, I agree. What is No. 7 all about?


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Number 7 has got to be for a future product… a 277-volt bug zapper+exit sign+radon detector, I’ll bet.

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Joe,

Just curious, what is this label from?

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