Safety statements

These statements provide the caution and danger information that is used in this documentation.


Each caution and danger statement in this documentation is labeled with a number. This number is used to cross reference an English-language caution or danger statement with translated versions of the caution or danger statement in the Safety Information document.

For example, if a caution statement is labeled Statement 1, translations for that caution statement are in the Safety Information document under Statement 1.

Be sure to read all caution and danger statements in this documentation before you perform the procedures. Read any additional safety information that comes with your system or optional device before you install the device.

Statement 1

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 1

Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous.

To avoid a shock hazard:

  • Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.
  • Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
  • Connect to properly wired outlets any equipment that will be attached to this product.
  • When possible, use one hand only to connect or disconnect signal cables.
  • Never turn on any equipment when there is evidence of fire, water, or structural damage.
  • Disconnect the attached power cords, telecommunications systems, networks, and modems before you open the device covers, unless instructed otherwise in the installation and configuration procedures.
  • Connect and disconnect cables as described in the following table when installing, moving, or opening covers on this product or attached devices.

Table for Safety Statement 1 that explains the steps to connect and disconnect cables.

To Connect: To Disconnect:
  1. Turn everything OFF.
  2. First, attach all cables to devices.
  3. Attach signal cables to connectors.
  4. Attach power cords to outlet.
  5. Turn device ON.
  1. Turn everything OFF.
  2. First, remove power cords from outlet.
  3. Remove signal cables from connectors.
  4. Remove all cables from devices.

Statement 2

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When replacing the lithium battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.

Do not:
  • Throw or immerse into water
  • Heat to more than 100°C (212°F)
  • Repair or disassemble

Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.

Statement 3

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When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters) are installed, note the following:
  • Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device.
  • Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure.

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 3

Some laser products contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser diode. Note the following.

Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam.

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 3

Statement 8

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Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached.
Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 8

Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician.

Statement 12

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The following label indicates a hot surface nearby.

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 12

Statement 13

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Overloading a branch circuit is potentially a fire hazard and a shock hazard under certain conditions. To avoid these hazards, ensure that your system electrical requirements do not exceed branch circuit protection requirements. Refer to the information that is provided with your device for electrical specifications.

Statement 21

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Hazardous energy is present when the blade is connected to the power source. Always replace the blade cover before installing the blade.

Statement 32

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To avoid personal injury, before lifting the unit, remove all the blades, power supplies, and removable modules to reduce the weight.

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 32

Statement 33

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 33

Statement 33 illustrations and caution statement for disconnecting all power cords.

CAUTION: This device does not provide a power control button. Removing power supply modules or turning off the server blades does not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 33

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 33

Rack Safety Information, Statement 2

Graphic illustrating Rack Safety Information, Statement 2
  • Always lower the leveling pads on the rack cabinet.
  • Always install stabilizer brackets on the rack cabinet.
  • Always install servers and optional devices starting from the bottom of the rack cabinet.
  • Always install the heaviest devices in the bottom of the rack cabinet.

UL regulatory information

This device is for use only with Listed chassis.