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# Waterford
Man dies after falling at cement factory
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Falcarragh
Man dies after falling from roof in Donegal
The man was working at the time.
# casey concrete
Man dies in accident at concrete plant in Wexford
The man was killed while operating a digger.
# Fatal
Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning
He was working alone on his farm at the time of the incident.
# Sligo
Woman seriously injured in early morning workplace accident
The woman was taken to Sligo University Hospital yesterday.
# ballycallan
Man dies after farm accident in Kilkenny
Another is in a serious condition.
# hsa
County by county breakdown: 55 people died in Irish workplaces last year
Farming still remains the most dangerous occupation in Ireland despite a 40% drop compared to 2014.
Tributes to "good natured young fella" who died in Cork welding explosion
Waterford man Donal Scanlon (21) was on life support before he died.
# Virginia
Man (69) dies after falling off roof in Cavan
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Carlow
'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident
Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.
# Donegal
Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler
A second man remains in a critical condition.
# kilkelly
Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry
It happened at around 10am this morning.
# Ballinspittle
There's been an explosion at a café in Cork
A man and a woman have been hospitalised.
# Shannon
Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic
The pair are currently receiving treatment at Cork University Hospital.
Eight workers taken to hospital after chemical leak at Dublin plant
The company has said it was a small localised leak and an investigation has now been launched.
# farm safety
Five children were among 30 who died working on Irish farms last year
The HSA is warning about a worrying rise in farming accidents.
# Safety
Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014
The HSA says it saw “one and a half times” the deaths it expected.
# james higgins
Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths
Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.
# Tragedy
Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident
The accident occurred just after 6pm last night at Killygordon, Co Donegal.
# Investigation
Two men die in separate workplace accidents
Both incidents took place early this morning, one in Wexford and one in Roscommon.
# Drogheda
Man dies in accident at Louth factory
Gardaí and the HSA are investigating.
# blu bar
Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft
A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident
# no conviction
Dublin Zoo to pay €5,000 to charity after mother and child attacked by tapir
The Zoo pleaded guilty to failing to implement the most recent risk assessment.
# Fatal
An 8-year-old girl has been killed in a Cork farm accident, 11-year-old in critical condition
The older girl was airlifted to Cork University Hospital with critical injuries.
# new module
After another death, calls for farm safety to be taught to primary school kids
More people have died on Irish farms this year than over the entire of 2013.
# Investigation
A man has died in a suspected farm accident in Clare
More people have died in farm accidents so far this year – than all of 2013.
# farm safety
Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure
ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.
# Cork
Investigation launched after child (3) dies on farm
The young boy’s death is being treated as a tragic accident.
# staff shortage
'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit
Six other attacks on nurses took place in a ten-day period earlier this month.
# hsa
Company fined €30k over death of roof worker following safety breaches
Juris Baiskis died in 2010 after falling through a roof light.
# Offaly
Teenager in stable condition after falling from hotel balcony onto car below
The 18-year-old was attending a function at the hotel in Offaly last night.
# Farm accident
Man dies after falling into slurry tank on Cork farm
Attempts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.
# Mental Health
Psychiatric nurses reject Lynch comments, claim Galway unit 'anything but safe'
The HSA has been called in to examine the unit at UCHG after the death of a patient last week.
# Review
Psychiatric patient dies in HSE care - Minister says services are 'being delivered safely'
Kathleen Lynch was responding to allegations from Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney, who yesterday expressed alarm at the “rapid deterioration” of services at University Hospital Galway.
# Tragic accident
A toddler has died in farm accident in Cork
The 18-month-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene
# Farm accident
Man dies on Kerry farm after being crushed by shutters
The man has been named locally as father of five Teddy Brosnan.
# Fatal Accident
79-year-old man dies on son's farm after being hit by machinery
The HSA are currently investigating the incident.
# death at work
More people die in workplace accidents in Cork than any other county
Twelve people died in work-related accidents in Cork last year.
# Hazard
Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare
Clare County Council has started an investigation to find out who has been depositing asbestos at nine places around the county.
# Skerries
Man crushed to death by JCB digger in Dublin
An investigation is underway after man was trapped between wall and digger.