This page contains links to three specific washing machine DIY safety help articles originally published on Washerhelp. These articles have been updated and improved, and are now part of this site, Whitegoodshelp.
See summaries below..
I've turned the washing machine off at the socket or its own on off switch – I can't get a shock now can I?
Did you know some appliances can still give fatal shocks when not even plugged in? The article warning about potential electric shocks or electrocution from appliances unplugged and not unplugged has been updated and moved here – Can you still get a shock repairing an appliance if its turned off?
What do I need to watch out for after repairing or installing a washing machine?
This article giving 5 things to check or watch out for after carrying out DIY repairs has been revised and updated, and permanently moved to here – Things to check for after repairing or installing a washing machine
What about other safety issues (non electrical)?
There are potential dangers whilst fixing a washing machine other than electrical, which many people may not think of. This article has now been updated and moved here – General safety advice for repairing washing machine