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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

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# tree cutting
Teenage boy dies in work accident in Limerick
The 17 year old was caught between tractor and trailer.
# Solomon Soremekun
Lift tragedy toddler laid to rest in Galway
Solomon Soremekun’s mother was too distraught to attend today’s prayer service.
# farming accident
26-year-old Cork farmer dies after becoming trapped under trailer
He was found just before 1am this morning by a family member.
# Tragedies
Another farm safety campaign considered after deaths of four children
Although the number of deaths has reduced, there is still much work to do to make Irish farms safer for young people.
# Tragedy
HSA launches investigation into workplace accident in Donegal
The 21-year-old was tragically killed on the premises where he worked yesterday.
# accidents
46 people killed in workplace accidents last year
The HSA said it was particularly concerned about the deaths of four children on farms in 2013.
# Health and Safety
HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year
The Health and Safety Authority said so far this year 38 people have lost their lives in accidents at work.
# bray fire officers
Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths
The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007. The maximum possible fine was €3 million.
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# Mayo
Man killed in industrial accident at Corrib gas tunnel
The deceased is a German national in his 20s.
# Workplace
Gardaí issue appeal after man is crushed by forklift at Dublin waste plant
The worker died this afternoon at Tallaght Hospital.
# Workplace accident
Investigation launched after Eircom worker injured in Dublin fall
The incident happened off Baggot Street on Rogers Lane at around 10.30am.
# Courts
Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths
Wicklow County Council pleaded guilty to three criminal charges related to the deaths of two firemen in Bray in 2007.
# Court
Company fined for breaching health and safety laws after tragic incident
The case arose after an accident in which a bus carrying students flipped onto its roof, resulting in the death of a teenager.
# Cavan
Farmer in Cavan dies after becoming trapped under machinery
The man in his 50s was working with bales of hay when he became trapped under farm machinery.
# Bray
Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths
The council was on trial for the deaths of two firefighters in a blaze that broke out in a disused building in Bray six years ago.
# Workplace accident
Man (22) killed while working at SmartPly plant in Waterford
The incident happened at the SmartPly plant, a subsidiary of Coillte, at around 3pm yesterday.
# agri accidents
"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"
Farmers involved in agricultural accidents tell their stories to warn others of work hazards.
# Cork
Gardaí and HSA investigating death of teenage boy on farm
It is understood that the 15-year-old was pinned against a wall by a piece of machinery.
# Longford
HSA launches investigation in two deaths at Longford DIY store
The two men were killed and four others were injured when a wall collapsed at the store.
# Workplace accident
Man, 21, dies in workplace accident in Cork
The accident happened this afternoon on Hibernian Road near Anglesea Street in Cork city.
# Tragic
Company fined after death of 3-year-old Louth boy
Desmond Dyas Jr was killed three years ago when a telephone pole fell on him while he was out on a walk with his father.
# Clare
Man dies in Clare workplace accident
The Health and Safety Authority has confirmed that it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident at a garage in Sixmilebridge.
# Industrial Relations
Siptu lodges complaint over Stobart ballot
The trade union has accused the drivers services group of coercing employees to participate in a “hastily arranged ballot”.
# Firefighters
Firefighters raise concerns after breathing equipment ‘collapses’
Dublin Fire Brigade has said it will retrain firefighters after newly-issued oxygen sets failed on several occasions.
# Deaths
Farming is most dangerous job as workplace deaths increase
More than one-third of those killed were working on farms, figures from the Health and Safety Authority show.
# Explosion
One man dies and another in hospital after Tipperary mine accident
Father of three named as victim of explosion in mining shaft.