How to Safely Operate a Power Sweeper

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Hi this is Jon on behalf of Expert Village. In this video clip, we would be talking about operating safety. First off, you need to be aware of the air intake holes. This is where air is going to go into our tool down through the workings and then out the end. You want to make sure that you don't get anything caught in it hair, clothing, jewelry, or anything like that, that would cause serious injuries. Now the air that is going to come out of here can exceed 200 miles a hour. So you want to be very careful of who is around and what you are blowing with the tool. Now you never want to blow any hard objects such as nails, bolts, or rocks. You never want to operate the blower near any by standers or pets or anything body around. You always want to take extra care when cleaning debris from stairs or other tight areas. Here we have a tight area. If I bring that blower in here, it would blow that right back in my face.