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A frayed cord on an electrical appliance should be replaced before the appliance is used again.

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Q: If you discover a frayed cord on an electrical appliance in your service user home what should you do?
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What does frayed mean?

Frayed means worn and split, as is seen in hairs, ropes, and wires that are made of smaller strands. Metaphorically, frayed nerves means that someone is irritated or upset.

What are ways you can prevent electrical shock in the kitchen?

Never place items, especially metal utensils, inside an electric appliance while it is plugged into a wall outlet.Children tend to stick paper clips or other small items they find in electrical outlets.Never forget -- water and electricity don't mix.Inspect wiring of equipment before each use. Replace damaged or frayed electrical cords immediately.Know the location and how to operate shut-off switches and/or circuit breaker panels. Use these devices to shut off equipment in the event of a fire or electrocution.Use safe work practices every time electrical equipment is used.Use only multi-plug adapters equipped with circuit breakers or fuses.

How do you use electricity safely?

Electrical fires can start from any electrical source in your home. Lamps, cords, light fixtures, and any other electrical system that's improperly cared for.Look around your house or apartment for any loose or frayed cords on your electrical devices, such as on radios, DVD players, lamps, tv's, kitchen appliances, etc. Replace them if they are in any type of poor condition.Do not run extension cords across doorways & do not run them underneath your carpets. Instead, think about having additional outlets added by a qualified electrician so you do not have to run wires or use extension cords.Don't overload outlets. To avoid over loading, only plug one high wattage appliance into each receptacle outlet at a time.If the outlets or switches feel warm, shut off the circuit right away and have them checked by an electrician.Keep lamps away from things that can burn and only use bulbs that match the lamp's recommended wattage. You can find the recommended wattage on the tag on the lamp.general safety rules:never touch the bare metal parts of plugs.never poke things into sockets.keep electricity away from water.

What could be the problem if a microwave suddenly stopped working and all the outlets on that wall are dead but the breaker is on and when you tried a new wall it killed another string of outlets?

Check the ac outlet you are using. Most likely a wire is loose or something is not quite right within the outlet or wiring. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CHECK IT TOO MUCH ON YOUR OWN. ALWAYS USE PLASTIC HANDLE COVERED PLIERS AND TOOLS. CONTACT SOMEONE WHO KNOWS, YOUR BF, HUSBAND, FRIEND OR CALL AN APPLIANCE REPAIR SHOP ASAP. <<>> If like you stated, the appliance tripped the second circuit the fault is in the device not the wiring. Check the microwave's cord to see if it has been frayed or cut and the lead wires are touching each other somewhere. If the cord looks good the short is some where inside the machine. Take it to an appliance shop, but first check out their rates. Sometimes it is cheaper to purchase a new microwave rather that get the old one repaired.

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