Repurposing of appliences and why it is dangerous
| Repurposing of appliances is when an appliance that is meant for one use is changed to perform an alternative task. An example of this is when a gas and primus stove is changed to be powered by electricity. These stoves don’t have the correct electrical parts and the wires are exposed, amongst other dangers.
This is very dangerous as the appliances have no safety features and a person can be injured or killed if they touch the stove. Without the insulation (lining) which helps keep you protected from live electricity, these appliances are a danger to your safety. The risk of fire is also high when you use these appliances in your home.
- Only use appliances as they were meant to be used or purchase the correct appliance for a new purpose if you need to.