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# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 5 June, 2020

Safety expert: 'Some businesses are using return-to-work plans as a fig leaf - they're not sure what it's meant to do'

Workplaces are grappling with the pandemic-related safety requirements ahead of reopening.

# health-and-safety-authority - Saturday 23 May, 2020

A €20m budget and just 67 field inspectors: Is the HSA up to the task of policing the Covid reopening?

Success in re-opening in Ireland is relying on community transmission of Covid-19 not to rise sharply again.

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 15 May, 2020

Man dies in suspected workplace accident at Kildare meat processing plant

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

# health-and-safety-authority - Monday 21 October, 2019

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

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

# health-and-safety-authority - Monday 23 September, 2019

Man (60s) dies in workplace accident after falling from height at Dublin 4 building

The body of the deceased has since been removed to Dublin City Morgue.

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 6 September, 2019

HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries

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

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 30 August, 2019

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018

Figures have revealed that work-related accidents hit an all-time low in 2018.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 15 November, 2018

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Saturday 30 June, 2018

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port

Gardaí are investigating the death of the man.

# health-and-safety-authority - Monday 12 March, 2018

Man dies after falling from roof at Monaghan hotel

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the incident.

# health-and-safety-authority - Saturday 10 February, 2018

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

The accident happened at a potato farm near Stamullen.

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 24 November, 2017

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 10 November, 2017

Company fined €125k after employee has four fingers amputated

Another employee had died using the same machine several years before.

# health-and-safety-authority - Monday 11 September, 2017

Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals

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

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

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

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Baby boy (1) dies on farm in Kilkenny

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

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

"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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 14 July, 2016

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Farmer (65) dies while working on his tractor in Co Kerry

The accident happened yesterday morning in Ballylongford.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 19 November, 2015

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

A second man remains in a critical condition.

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Man dies in tragic accident at work yard in Galway

The man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# health-and-safety-authority - Monday 25 May, 2015

Investigation launched after woman killed by cow in Monaghan

The Health and Safety Authority were officially informed of the incident today.

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Father of Kilkenny hurling captain dies in tragic farm accident

The Health and Safety Authority is investigating.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 15 January, 2015

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Five children were among 30 who died working on Irish farms last year

The HSA is warning about a worrying rise in farming accidents.

# health-and-safety-authority - Monday 5 January, 2015

Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry

It was the first workplace accident of 2015.

# health-and-safety-authority - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident

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

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 14 November, 2014

Two men die in separate workplace accidents

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

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

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

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Man dies on Kerry farm after being crushed by shutters

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

# health-and-safety-authority - Sunday 20 April, 2014

78-year-old man dies after being crushed in Donegal farming accident

Gardaí say there are no suspicious circumstances in the man’s death.

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