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Safety Guidelines for the LN2600 Router


The router is designed to protect against the risk of electrical shock and other hazards during installation, operation, and maintenance, and under likely fault conditions, including human error. It complies with grounding requirements of NFPA 70-93, article 250. As a precautionary measure to avoid harm to yourself as you install and maintain the router module, follow the guidelines for working near and with electrical equipment, as well as the safety procedures for working with Internet routers.

The following guidelines help ensure your safety and protect the hardware equipment from damage. The list of guidelines might not address all potentially hazardous situations in your working environment, so be alert and exercise good judgment at all times.

  • Perform only the procedures explicitly described in this documentation. Make sure that only authorized service personnel perform other system services.

  • Keep the area around the chassis clear and free from dust before, during, and after installation.

  • Keep tools away from areas where people could trip over them while walking.

  • Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry, such as rings, bracelets, or chains, which could become caught in the chassis.

  • Wear safety glasses if you are working under any conditions that could be hazardous to your eyes.

  • Do not perform any actions that create a potential hazard to people or make the equipment unsafe.

  • Never attempt to lift an object that is too heavy for one person to handle.

  • Never install or manipulate wiring during electrical storms.

  • Never install electrical jacks in wet locations unless the jacks are specifically designed for wet environments.

  • Operate the hardware equipment only when the chassis is properly grounded.

  • Do not open or remove chassis covers or sheet metal parts unless instructions are provided in this documentation. Such an action could cause severe electrical shock.

  • Do not push or force any object through any opening in the chassis frame. Such an action could result in electrical shock or fire.

  • Avoid spilling liquid onto the chassis or onto any hardware component. Such an action could cause electrical shock or damage the hardware equipment.

  • Avoid touching uninsulated electrical wires or terminals that have not been disconnected from their power source. Such an action could cause electrical shock.