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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Safely cleaning your toastie machine

    Whether you prefer cheese and ham, a little bit of onion, tomatoes, or even beans in your toastie, cleaning your toastie machine correctly can be the bugbear following a tasty afternoon snack.

    While slips, trips and falls in kitchens are quite commonplace, by cleaning your toastie machine safely and correctly, you can minimise other kitchen accidents including electrical injuries and burns.

    Cleaning your toastie machine

    One of the most important things to note when cleaning your toastie machine, is that you should never fully immerse your appliance in water.

    Many toastie machines have removable plates. If this is the case, before cleaning your toastie machine, you should unplug your appliance and wait for it to cool. Remove the plates and wash them thoroughly in warm, soapy water.

    If you are cleaning a machine that does not have removable plates, the process can be a little more difficult.

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    Again, wait for your toastie machine to fully cool, use a damp, soapy kitchen sponge and work in circular movements on the plates of the machine. Use a spatula to loosen any stubborn bits of food.

    Buttering both sides of your bread before cooking toasties creates a non-stick effect when toasting. This should help you remove your snack from the machine with minimal sticking, making the cleaning process much easier.

    Toastie maker injuries

    Have you suffered burns due to a defective toastie maker? Perhaps your employer did not replace your faulty toastie maker in the staff room?

    Whatever the story behind your toastie maker injury, at Accident Advice Helpline we have over 15 years’ experience assisting victims of personal injury, and we have an expert legal team on hand to deal with your case.

    From slips and falls to accidents at work, we have successfully helped victims of personal injury just like you in recovering the compensation they are entitled to.

    Getting in touch

    Whether you suffered a fall, a burn, food poisoning, or any other personal injury or illness through no fault of your own, Accident Advice Helpline can help you.

    For a free initial consultation, speak with one of our friendly advisors today via our freephone helpline number 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from mobiles. Lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for your convenience, and there’s never any pressure to pursue your claim at any point during or following your call.

    Date Published: August 1, 2016

    Author: SM Content

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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