General instructions #2, 3 and 4 and update #5 to this standard are available.
This Standard applies to motor-operated gardening appliances intended for use on nominal system voltages of 250 V and less and in nonhazardous locations, and designed to be used in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.
For convenience, the short terms appliance, equipment, and machine are used herein.
This Standard applies to cord-connected and battery- operated lawn mowers of the reel and rotary walking types, hedge trim mers, edgers, trimmers, edger trimmers, grass shears, cultivators, shredder baggers, gardening appliances with a blower, leaf blower/vacuums, snow movers, chain saws, and similar equipment including electric starter motors for gardening appliances.
This Standard does not apply to sprayers, foggers, and other specific appliances that are covered by individual Standards of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part II.
This Standard also includes requirements for cord- connected, double-insulated gardening appliances (see Clause 7).