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From TheJournal.ie Safety watchdog to carry out inspection 'blitz' on construction sites nationwide Health And Safety

Safety watchdog to carry out inspection 'blitz' on construction sites nationwide

So far this year, there have been six reported construction-related deaths.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over Retirement

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over

Research has also revealed workers between the age of 55 and 64 are almost twice as likely than younger workers to experience a workplace fatality.

From TheJournal.ie HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries Workplace Safety

HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries

More than 50 quarries across the country will be inspected next week.

From TheJournal.ie 39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles Hsa

39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles

The HSA launched it annual report for 2018 today.

From TheJournal.ie Call for immediate action to prevent further deaths after worker dies in Dublin's North Docks Workplace Accident

Call for immediate action to prevent further deaths after worker dies in Dublin's North Docks

Seven workers have died at ports and docks around Ireland in the last two years.

From TheJournal.ie 40% drop in the number of site accidents in the construction industry this year Hsa

40% drop in the number of site accidents in the construction industry this year

There have been 166 incidents recorded up to June 2019 – two of which were fatal.

From TheJournal.ie Man (50s) dies in workplace accident in west Cork Enniskeane

Man (50s) dies in workplace accident in west Cork

His body currently remains at the scene and the Health and Safety Authority have been notified.

From TheJournal.ie Company fined €500,000 after fatal accident at Mayo quarry Fined

Company fined €500,000 after fatal accident at Mayo quarry

Joseph Harrington was fatally injured when he fell into an inadequately guarded stone crusher at the quarry.

From TheJournal.ie 'I ran as hard as I could, she charged after me': Farmer attacked by cow speaks about farm safety Farm Accidents This post contains videos

'I ran as hard as I could, she charged after me': Farmer attacked by cow speaks about farm safety

Brendan McLoughlin told his story as the HSA launched its farm safety inspection campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies following farming accident in Clare Cooraclare

Man dies following farming accident in Clare

The accident happened near the village of Cooraclare in the west of the county.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in workplace accident at Dublin Airport Fall

Man dies in workplace accident at Dublin Airport

Gardaí, the Health and Safety Authority and Dublin Airport authorities are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched into sudden death of man (40s) in dockland workplace incident Southbank Quay

Investigation launched into sudden death of man (40s) in dockland workplace incident

Calls have been made for better protection and safety protocols for all dock and port workers.

From TheJournal.ie Two people injured in chemical incident at laboratory in Waterford Sanofi

Two people injured in chemical incident at laboratory in Waterford

The incident happened in a laboratory at the Sanofi Waterford site at around 11.20am.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 90s killed in Kerry farm accident Listowel

Man in his 90s killed in Kerry farm accident

It is understood the accident involved a tractor and machinery.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just remember the tractor wheel going over me': How an accident changed a child's life in seconds Farm Safety

'I just remember the tractor wheel going over me': How an accident changed a child's life in seconds

Kerrie Leonard was left paralysed after an accident on her family’s farm.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 70s dies after falling into slurry pit in Co Monaghan Threemilehouse

Man in his 70s dies after falling into slurry pit in Co Monaghan

Garda and HSA investigations are under way.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after man (50s) dies in farming accident in Mayo Clogher

Investigation launched after man (50s) dies in farming accident in Mayo

It is understood that the man may have fallen under a trailer while collecting bales when the accident occurred.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port Health And Safety

Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port

Gardaí are investigating the death of the man.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to builder killed in 'tragic accident' in Clare Workplace Accident

Tributes paid to builder killed in 'tragic accident' in Clare

The local community is said to be “numbed” by the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'A terrible tragedy': Farmer (90s) dies in accident on Kilkenny farm 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after falling from roof at Monaghan hotel Workplace Accident

Man dies after falling from roof at Monaghan hotel

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 40s dies in workplace incident in Cork Dungourney

Man in his 40s dies in workplace incident in Cork

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating what happened.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 20s dies in workplace incident in Kildare Investigation

Man in his 20s dies in workplace incident in Kildare

Gardaí are investigating what happened.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 70s dies after being struck by teleporter at Meath farm Workplace Accident

Man in his 70s dies after being struck by teleporter at Meath farm

The accident happened at a potato farm near Stamullen.

From TheJournal.ie 47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers) 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.

From TheJournal.ie Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim 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.

From TheJournal.ie Laois man dies after being struck by large fuse box at St Patrick's University Hospital 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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you feel stressed at work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of its affects.

From TheJournal.ie Two men die in separate accidents while repairing storm damage 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after being overcome by fumes in industrial accident Wexford

Man dies after being overcome by fumes in industrial accident

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals Safety

Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals

The Health and Safety Authority has today launched a nationwide inspection campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland Health And Safety

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow 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.

From TheJournal.ie Company fined €750,000 over Killarney hotel lift that fell three floors Killarney

Company fined €750,000 over Killarney hotel lift that fell three floors

All five had been guests at a wedding.

From TheJournal.ie Baby boy (1) dies on farm in Kilkenny Johnswell

Baby boy (1) dies on farm in Kilkenny

Emergency services were called to the farm at about 3.15pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Man (50s) dies after falling into a slurry pit in Co Clare Farming Incident

Man (50s) dies after falling into a slurry pit in Co Clare

Gardaí and health and safety inspectors are investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 11 workers taken to hospital after 'uncontrolled release' in Poolbeg incinerator Lime
From TheJournal.ie Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer 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.

From TheJournal.ie Wexford father-of-three dies following domestic accident involving incinerator Carrig-on-bannow

Wexford father-of-three dies following domestic accident involving incinerator

The tragic accident occurred yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man injured while constructing roller coaster in Cork Funderland

Man injured while constructing roller coaster in Cork

He has been released from hospital.

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