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Health and Safety Information 147
Check regularly that all wireless mobile device equipment in your vehicle is mounted and
When using a headset in dry environments, static electricity can build up in the headset and
cause a small quick static electrical shock. To minimize the risk of electrostatic discharge
from the headset avoid using the headset in extremely dry environments or touch a
grounded unpainted metal object to discharge static electricity before inserting the headset.
Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in the same
compartment as the mobile device, its parts, or accessories.
For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that an air bag inflates with great force.
Do not place objects, including installed or portable wireless equipment near or in the area
over the air bag or in the air bag deployment area. If wireless equipment is improperly
installed and the air bag inflates, serious injury could result.
Switch your mobile device off before boarding an aircraft. The use of wireless mobile
devices in aircraft is illegal and may be dangerous to the aircraft's operation. Check with
appropriate authorities before using any function of a mobile device while on an aircraft.
Failure to observe these instructions may lead to the suspension or denial of cell phone
services to the offender, or legal action, or both.
While using your device, leave some lights on in the room and do not hold the screen too
close to your eyes.
Seizures or blackouts can occur when you are exposed to flashing lights while watching
videos or playing games for extended periods. If you feel any discomfort, stop using the
Reduce risk of repetitive motion injuries. When you repetitively perform actions, such as
pressing keys, drawing characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing games,
you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands, neck, shoulders, or other parts of
your body. When using your device for extended periods, hold the device with a relaxed
grip, press the keys lightly, and take frequent breaks. If you continue to have discomfort
during or after such use, stop use and see a physician.
If your device has a camera flash or light, do not use the flash or light close to the eyes of
people or pets.