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# Workplace accidents

All time
# Workplace accidents
Lowest number of work-related fatalities since records began reported in 2021
Construction sites were the most dangerous workplace for 2021, with 10 deaths reported.
# Workplace accidents
Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause
Overall, 46 people died in workplace accidents in 2019 and agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in which to work.
# Health and Safety
37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018
Figures have revealed that work-related accidents hit an all-time low in 2018.
# 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.
# 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.
# Fight for 15
McDonald's worker claims he was told to put mayonnaise on a grease burn
Another was told to put mustard on a burn that required morphine.
# slip and fall
Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today
Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.
# 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.
# Deaths at work
Number of workplace deaths in 2012 down by 13 per cent
47 people sustained fatal workplace injuries in 2012, down from 54 the previous year; farming is the most dangerous profession.