6 Safety Information 1. Intended Use The Hi-low Chassis has been designed for indoor and outdoor use. It is not designed for use in transportation and is not crash tested. It should never be exposed to the elements as this may corrode the metal components. The Indoor chassis has 4 small castors and is for use indoors only. The Indoor / Outdoor Chassis has two small wheels at the front and two larger wheels at the back and can be used both indoors and outdoors. 2. Declaration of Conformity James Leckey Design Ltd as manufacturer with sole responsibility declares that the Indoor / Outdoor Chassis conforms to the requirements of the 93/42/EEC Guidelines, Medical Device Regulations 2002 and EN12182 Technical aids for disabled persons and test methods. 3. Terms of Warranty The warranty applies only when the product is used according to the specified conditions and for the intended purposes, following all manufacturers’ recommendations (also see general terms of sales, delivery and payment). A two year warranty is provided on all Leckey manufactured products and components. 4. Product History Record Your Leckey product is classified as a Class 1 Medical device and as such should only be prescribed, set up or reissued for use by a technically competent person who has been trained in the use of this product. Leckey recommend that a written record is maintained to provide details of all setups, reissue inspections and annual inspections of this product. 5. Product Training Record (Parents, Teachers & Carers) Your Leckey product is a prescribed Class 1 Medical Device and as such Leckey recommend that parents, teachers and carers using the equipment should be made aware of the following sections of this user manual by a technically competent person: Section 6 Safety Information Section 8 Frequent Adjustments for Daily use Section 9 Cleaning and Care Section 10 Daily Product Inspection Leckey recommend that a written record is maintained of all those who have been trained in the correct use of this product. 6.1 Always read instructions fully before use. 6.2 To improve safety we recommend that users should not be left unattended at any time whilst using Leckey equipment. 6.3 Only use Leckey approved components with your product. Never modify the product in any way. Failure to follow instructions may put the user or carer at risk and will invalidate the warranty on the product. 6.4 If in any doubt to the continued safe use of your Leckey product or if any parts should fail, please cease using the product and contact our customer services department or your local dealer as soon as possible. 6.5 Carry out all positional adjustments and ensure that they are securely fastened before you put the user into the product. Some adjustments may require the use of a tool which is provided with each product. Keep all tools out of reach of children. 6.6 When the product is stationary ensure that all castors are locked and facing away from the base, as this will improve product stability. This is especially important when the tilt in space or back recline facility is in use. 6.7 When the seat is in use on a Hi-low chassis please ensure that the height adjustment pedal and tilt in space lever are locked off and cannot be adjusted accidentally by other children. 6.8 When the Leckey seating systems are used on the Hi-low chassis we do not recommend that users are moved over uneven surfaces when in the equipment. All due care and attention should be taken if transporting the user in and out of the seat. 6.9 Never leave the product on a sloping surface, greater than 5 degrees. Always remember to lock all the castors. 6.10 Only use the push handle to steer and move the seat from one area to another. Never use the tray for this purpose. 6.11 The product contains components which could present a choking hazard to small children. Always check that locking knobs and bolts within the child’s reach are tightened and secure at all times. 6.12 Leckey products comply with fire safety regulations in accordance with EN12182. However the product contains plastic components and therefore should be kept away from all direct sources of heat including naked flames, cigarettes, electric and gas heaters.