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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.

From TheJournal.ie Two men die in separate farm accidents RIP

Two men die in separate farm accidents

One man was struck by a tractor and the other was killed when his quad overturned.

From TheJournal.ie Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare Mullagh

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare

The accident happened at just after 12pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Investigations launched after man dies in Kildare workplace accident Workplace Death

Investigations launched after man dies in Kildare workplace accident

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie 'You could have to live with the guilt': Warning to employers over staff driving laws 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry Workplace Accident

Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry

Gardaí and the HSA have begun investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of all workplace deaths last year were on farms Safety

Almost half of all workplace deaths last year were on farms

Accidents involving vehicles accounted for nearly half of all fatalities in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Two men die in separate accidents at quarry and farm Investigation

Two men die in separate accidents at quarry and farm

One took place in Monaghan, the other in Wexford.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed in accident on Sligo windfarm Ballyfarnon

Man killed in accident on Sligo windfarm

The Health and Safety Authority and gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the accident.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford Workplace Accident

Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford

The incident occurred around 3.50pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Cork farmer airlifted to hospital after farm accident Mallow

Cork farmer airlifted to hospital after farm accident

It’s understood that his injuries are from a tractor related accident.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident Farm Safety

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man (35) dies in industrial accident in Cork Little Island

Man (35) dies in industrial accident in Cork

The incident occurred at about 1.30am today.

From TheJournal.ie "When I woke up I couldn't move arms, legs - so I had to start from scratch again" 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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in Cork construction site accident Midleton

Man dies in Cork construction site accident

Two other men were also injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Construction company hit with €250,000 fine for safety breach that killed two 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.

From TheJournal.ie Crackdown on detergent capsules launched following child poisonings Not Sweets

Crackdown on detergent capsules launched following child poisonings

The ‘liquitabs’ are required to have a bitter taste.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after falling at cement factory Waterford

Man dies after falling at cement factory

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after falling from roof in Donegal Falcarragh

Man dies after falling from roof in Donegal

The man was working at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in accident at concrete plant in Wexford Casey Concrete

Man dies in accident at concrete plant in Wexford

The man was killed while operating a digger.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning Fatal

Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning

He was working alone on his farm at the time of the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Woman seriously injured in early morning workplace accident Sligo

Woman seriously injured in early morning workplace accident

The woman was taken to Sligo University Hospital yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after farm accident in Kilkenny Ballycallan

Man dies after farm accident in Kilkenny

Another is in a serious condition.

From TheJournal.ie County by county breakdown: 55 people died in Irish workplaces last year 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.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes to "good natured young fella" who died in Cork welding explosion RIP

Tributes to "good natured young fella" who died in Cork welding explosion

Waterford man Donal Scanlon (21) was on life support before he died.

From TheJournal.ie Man (69) dies after falling off roof in Cavan Virginia

Man (69) dies after falling off roof in Cavan

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie 'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident 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.

From TheJournal.ie Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler Donegal

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

A second man remains in a critical condition.

From TheJournal.ie Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry Kilkelly

Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry

It happened at around 10am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie There's been an explosion at a café in Cork Ballinspittle

There's been an explosion at a café in Cork

A man and a woman have been hospitalised.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic Shannon

Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic

The pair are currently receiving treatment at Cork University Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Eight workers taken to hospital after chemical leak at Dublin plant

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.

From TheJournal.ie Five children were among 30 who died working on Irish farms last year 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.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014 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.

From TheJournal.ie Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths 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.

From TheJournal.ie Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident Tragedy

Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident

The accident occurred just after 6pm last night at Killygordon, Co Donegal.

From TheJournal.ie Two men die in separate workplace accidents Investigation

Two men die in separate workplace accidents

Both incidents took place early this morning, one in Wexford and one in Roscommon.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in accident at Louth factory Drogheda

Man dies in accident at Louth factory

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating.