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Straightener danger - hotter than an oven!

A campaign has been launched to highlight potentially lethal hidden dangers in the home.

It's a joint venture by the Public Health Directorate and the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service.

The theme of the initiative is that most accidents are predictable, so they are preventable as well.

Senior Health Promotion Officer Dawn Henley and Health Visitor Debbie Bridson say a simple piece of equipment such as hair straighteners can cause serious burns if not used with care:

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