Every time you use your toaster, make sure you follow these instructions!
Dualit has, since 2014, patented and put into production on our domestic and conveyor toasters a thermal protection device which will cause the toaster to shut off if it detects that it is overheating. We are the only toaster manufacturer to have such a device. However, this will not prevent unattended bread from burning. Toasters are perfectly safe to use as long as they are used in accordance with the instruction manual.