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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

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# Workplace accident
Tributes paid to builder killed in 'tragic accident' in Clare
The local community is said to be “numbed” by the incident.
# Kilkenny
'A terrible tragedy': Farmer (90s) dies in accident on Kilkenny farm
HSA inspectors arrived on the scene this afternoon to carry out an investigation.
# Workplace accident
Man dies after falling from roof at Monaghan hotel
Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the incident.
# Dungourney
Man in his 40s dies in workplace incident in Cork
Gardaí and the HSA are investigating what happened.
# Investigation
Man in his 20s dies in workplace incident in Kildare
Gardaí are investigating what happened.
# Workplace accident
Man in his 70s dies after being struck by teleporter at Meath farm
The accident happened at a potato farm near Stamullen.
# workplace fatalities
47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers)
New figures from the Health and Safety Authority show that there were 47 fatal accidents last year, up one from 46 the year before.
# Tragedy
Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim
Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation into the incident.
# Dublin
Laois man dies after being struck by large fuse box at St Patrick's University Hospital
He was removed to St James’ Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?
A new campaign aims to raise awareness of its affects.
# cork and wicklow
Two men die in separate accidents while repairing storm damage
The men, aged in their 50s and 70s, died over the weekend.
# Wexford
Man dies after being overcome by fumes in industrial accident
Gardaí are investigating the incident.
# Safety
Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals
The Health and Safety Authority has today launched a nationwide inspection campaign.
# Health and Safety
Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland
Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.
# Work Stoppage
Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow
The workers want their hourly rate of pay increased to €27.
# Killarney
Company fined €750,000 over Killarney hotel lift that fell three floors
All five had been guests at a wedding.
# johnswell
Baby boy (1) dies on farm in Kilkenny
Emergency services were called to the farm at about 3.15pm this afternoon.
# farming incident
Man (50s) dies after falling into a slurry pit in Co Clare
Gardaí and health and safety inspectors are investigating the incident.
# lime
11 workers taken to hospital after 'uncontrolled release' in Poolbeg incinerator
Two people remain in hospital.
# precautions
Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer
Sometimes it’s even a matter of just getting someone to help.
# carrig-on-bannow
Wexford father-of-three dies following domestic accident involving incinerator
The tragic accident occurred yesterday morning.
# Funderland
Man injured while constructing roller coaster in Cork
He has been released from hospital.
Two men die in separate farm accidents
One man was struck by a tractor and the other was killed when his quad overturned.
# Mullagh
Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare
The accident happened at just after 12pm this afternoon.
# workplace death
Investigations launched after man dies in Kildare workplace accident
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
# it's the law
'You could have to live with the guilt': Warning to employers over staff driving laws
New campaign to highlight employer’s responsibility to workers who drive.
# Workplace accident
Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry
Gardaí and the HSA have begun investigations.
# Safety
Almost half of all workplace deaths last year were on farms
Accidents involving vehicles accounted for nearly half of all fatalities in 2016.
# Investigation
Two men die in separate accidents at quarry and farm
One took place in Monaghan, the other in Wexford.
# Ballyfarnon
Man killed in accident on Sligo windfarm
The Health and Safety Authority and gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the accident.
# Workplace accident
Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford
The incident occurred around 3.50pm this afternoon.
# mallow
Cork farmer airlifted to hospital after farm accident
It’s understood that his injuries are from a tractor related accident.
# farm safety
Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident
The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.
# Athlone
Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump
The accident, which involved the male soldier making a ‘hard landing’, happened earlier this afternoon at Custume Barracks in Athlone.
# little island
Man (35) dies in industrial accident in Cork
The incident occurred at about 1.30am today.
# Workplace accidents
"When I woke up I couldn't move arms, legs - so I had to start from scratch again"
Construction Safety Week is trying to get people to be safer in the workplace.
# do more with less
'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half
The number of inspections carried out by the HSA have taken a sharp decline in recent years.
# Midleton
Man dies in Cork construction site accident
Two other men were also injured in the incident.
# Building standards
Construction company hit with €250,000 fine for safety breach that killed two
Patrick Gaffney and Sean Mulleady were struck by a 25 tonne section of masonry block wall.
# not sweets
Crackdown on detergent capsules launched following child poisonings
The ‘liquitabs’ are required to have a bitter taste.