General Safety Precautions

  • To help identify problems that might occur during the removal and replacement of system components, read the entire procedure before performing it.

  • Provide enough space and light to perform the procedure safely and accurately.

  • Conduct all activities in compliance with all applicable industry safety standards and practices.

  • Take proper grounding precautions. When handling components, especially those with exposed integrated circuits, use proper grounding procedures to avoid ESD damage to the component. See the information about using ESD precautions in Safety Precautions.

  • When performing maintenance procedures, do not wear conductive articles or material such as rings, bracelets, keys, chains, garments with metallic thread, and other similar items.

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