Is it safe for my child to play with an old, unplugged microwave?

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We would never recommend letting children play with old electrical appliances, even if plugs and cables have been removed

Answered by Dave, Electrical Safety Expert

We would never recommend letting children play with old electrical appliances, even if plugs and cables have been removed. Although there is no direct electrical risk, appliances are heavy and have sharp edges and have not been designed for children to play with.

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