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Safety and warnings

Your safety is important to us. Please read this information before using your cooktop.

Installation

WARNING! 

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Cut Hazard

  • Beware of sharp edges when handling appliances.
  • Failure to use caution could result in injury or cuts.
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Electrical Shock Hazard

  • Before carrying out any work on the electrical section of the appliance, it must be disconnected from the mains electricity supply.
  • Connection to a good earth wiring system is absolutely essential and mandatory.
  • Failure to do so could result in death or electrical shock.
  • This appliance is to be installed only by an authorised person.
  • Ensure the benchtop is square and level and ensure no structural members interfere with space requirements.
  • Ensure a suitable disconnection switch is incorporated in the permanent wiring, mounted and positioned to comply with the Local Wiring Rules and Regulations.
  • Use easy-to-clean finishes for the wall surfaces surrounding the cooktop to aid removal of any cooking fume staining resulting from the use of the cooktop.
  • Consult local building authorities and by-laws if in doubt regarding installation.
  • Ensure that the power supply cable is not accessible via cupboard doors after installation. Ensure that there is adequate clearance between the cutout and the rear and/or side walls.

Operation

WARNING! 

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Hot Surface Hazard

  • Accessible parts of this appliance will become hot during use. Care should be taken to avoid touching the hotplates.
  • Keep children away.
  • Failure to do so could result in burns and scalds.
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Electrical Shock Hazard

  • Switch the cooktop o at the wall before cleaning or maintenance.
  • Failure to do so may result in death or electrical shock.
  • Household appliances are not intended to be played with by children.
  • Children, or persons with a disability which limits their ability to use the appliance, should have a responsible person to instruct them in its use. The instructor should be satisfied that they can use the appliance without danger to themselves or their surroundings.
  • Handles of saucepans may be hot to touch. Check saucepan handles do not overhang other elements that are on. Keep handles out of reach of children.
  • Do not use a steam cleaner.
  • Do not use harsh/abrasive cleaning agents to clean your cooktop.
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