Safety Information

This page contains important safety information. Please read this information carefully and use the products safely.


Read and understand tool labels and operating instructions, safety precautions and warning labels in a tools owner’s manual before operating a tool.Most accidents that result from the operation and maintenance of tools are caused by the failure to observe basic safety rules or precautions. An accident can often be avoided by recognizing a potentially hazardous situation before it occurs and by taking appropriate safety precautions.Never use power tools in a manner that has not been specifically recommended by Hitachi.Downloadable pdfs of owner’s manuals can be found on each tool’s product page located on this website.

WARNING: USE OF A METABO HPT OR HITACHI PRODUCT WITH ANY ACCESSORY NOT APPROVED FOR USE IN THE METABO HPT OR HITACHI PRODUCT'S ORIGINAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR MECHANICAL DAMAGE. DO NOT USE A METABO HPT OR HITACHI PRODUCT WITH ANY ACCESSORY NOT SPECIFICALLY LISTED AS APPROVED IN THE METABO HPT OR HITACHI PRODUCT'S ORIGINAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL. Hitachi is not responsible for any damage that may result from the operation or use of a Metabo HPT or Hitachi tool in conjunction with a third-party accessory not approved for use in the Metabo HPT or Hitachi product's original instruction manual.