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From TheJournal.ie Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft 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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Zoo to pay €5,000 to charity after mother and child attacked by tapir 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.

From TheJournal.ie An 8-year-old girl has been killed in a Cork farm accident, 11-year-old in critical condition 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.

From TheJournal.ie After another death, calls for farm safety to be taught to primary school kids 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.

From TheJournal.ie A man has died in a suspected farm accident in Clare 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.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure 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.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after child (3) dies on farm Cork

Investigation launched after child (3) dies on farm

The young boy’s death is being treated as a tragic accident.

From TheJournal.ie 'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit 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.

From TheJournal.ie Company fined €30k over death of roof worker following safety breaches Hsa

Company fined €30k over death of roof worker following safety breaches

Juris Baiskis died in 2010 after falling through a roof light.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager in stable condition after falling from hotel balcony onto car below 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after falling into slurry tank on Cork farm Farm Accident

Man dies after falling into slurry tank on Cork farm

Attempts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.

From TheJournal.ie Psychiatric nurses reject Lynch comments, claim Galway unit 'anything but safe' 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.

From TheJournal.ie Psychiatric patient dies in HSE care - Minister says services are 'being delivered safely' 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.

From TheJournal.ie A toddler has died in farm accident in Cork Tragic Accident

A toddler has died in farm accident in Cork

The 18-month-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene

From TheJournal.ie Man dies on Kerry farm after being crushed by shutters Farm Accident

Man dies on Kerry farm after being crushed by shutters

The man has been named locally as father of five Teddy Brosnan.

From TheJournal.ie 79-year-old man dies on son's farm after being hit by machinery Fatal Accident

79-year-old man dies on son's farm after being hit by machinery

The HSA are currently investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie More people die in workplace accidents in Cork than any other county 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.

From TheJournal.ie Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man crushed to death by JCB digger in Dublin Skerries

Man crushed to death by JCB digger in Dublin

An investigation is underway after man was trapped between wall and digger.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy dies in work accident in Limerick Tree Cutting

Teenage boy dies in work accident in Limerick

The 17 year old was caught between tractor and trailer.

From TheJournal.ie Lift tragedy toddler laid to rest in Galway Solomon Soremekun

Lift tragedy toddler laid to rest in Galway

Solomon Soremekun’s mother was too distraught to attend today’s prayer service.

From TheJournal.ie 26-year-old Cork farmer dies after becoming trapped under trailer 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.

From TheJournal.ie Another farm safety campaign considered after deaths of four children 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.

From TheJournal.ie HSA launches investigation into workplace accident in Donegal Tragedy

HSA launches investigation into workplace accident in Donegal

The 21-year-old was tragically killed on the premises where he worked yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 46 people killed in workplace accidents last year 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.

From TheJournal.ie HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year 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.

From TheJournal.ie Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths 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.

From TheJournal.ie How much could an accident in the workplace cost you? Sponsored By HSA

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?

And more importantly – how can they be prevented?

From TheJournal.ie Man killed in industrial accident at Corrib gas tunnel Mayo

Man killed in industrial accident at Corrib gas tunnel

The deceased is a German national in his 20s.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí issue appeal after man is crushed by forklift at Dublin waste plant Workplace

Gardaí issue appeal after man is crushed by forklift at Dublin waste plant

The worker died this afternoon at Tallaght Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after Eircom worker injured in Dublin fall Workplace Accident

Investigation launched after Eircom worker injured in Dublin fall

The incident happened off Baggot Street on Rogers Lane at around 10.30am.

From TheJournal.ie Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths 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.

From TheJournal.ie Company fined for breaching health and safety laws after tragic incident 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.

From TheJournal.ie Farmer in Cavan dies after becoming trapped under machinery 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.

From TheJournal.ie Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man (22) killed while working at SmartPly plant in Waterford 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.

From TheJournal.ie "One moment off-balance and my leg was gone" Agri Accidents This post contains videos

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"

Farmers involved in agricultural accidents tell their stories to warn others of work hazards.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí and HSA investigating death of teenage boy on farm 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.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.