Electrical Safety First has three top tips that can help keep your home safe after you buy a new electrical appliance:
Martyn Allen, head of the charity's electrotechnical division, has this advice:
Mr Allen's comments come after an ITV News investigation found more than 600,000 dishwashers are still unaccounted for despite safety recalls over fire fears.
Find out if your dishwasher is one of the 648,662 appliances recalled over fire hazard concerns that are still unaccounted for.
An ITV News investigation has found more than 600,000 dishwashers that were recalled due to fire hazard concerns are still unaccounted for.