This standard applies to portable battery operated tools rated 30 volts or less intended for indoor or outdoor use, in non-hazardous locations, in accordance with the Canadian Electric Code, Part 1 and the National Electrical Code (NFPA70).
This Part 3 is to be used in conjunction with the appropriate Part 4, which contains clauses which supplement or modify the corre sponding clauses in Part 3 to provide the complete requirement for each sort of tool.
It also applies, as far as is reasonable, to tools not mentioned in Part 4 and to those designed on basically new principles.
Battery chargers are not within the scope of this standard.
This standard applies to, but the scope is not limited to: portable battery operated tools, such as drills, screwdrivers, nut runners, hammers, impact wrenches, saws, sanders, polishers, buffers, shears, nibblers, grinders, and drain cleaners.
This standard applies to accessories and mechanical attachments for use with portable battery operated tools. These requirements are outlined in Appendix F.
These requirements do not cover gardening appliances, garage equipment, soldering irons or guns, painting equipment, floor- finishing machines, or other equipment covered by individual requirements.