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#Health and Safety Authority

# health-and-safety-authority - Monday 13 January, 2014

Three-year-old boy dies after becoming stuck in a lift shaft in Galway

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene at the Hynes Building on St. Augustine St.

# health-and-safety-authority - Monday 6 January, 2014

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Body of man discovered in slurry pit on Cavan farm

The HSA is now investigating the circumstances of the man’s death but it is believed he may have fallen into the tank.

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 18 October, 2013

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?

And more importantly – how can they be prevented?

# health-and-safety-authority - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Man killed in industrial accident at Corrib gas tunnel

The deceased is a German national in his 20s.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Teenager dies after suspected electrocution on Limerick farm

The boy is believed to have been electrocuted on a farm in Newcastle West at around 2.45pm this afternoon.

# health-and-safety-authority - Saturday 13 July, 2013

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 28 June, 2013

Five-year-old boy mauled by dog at Ballymena school

The child is said to be in a ‘serious’ condition following the attack, which happened on the last day of term.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 27 June, 2013

HSE fined €500,000 after paramedic dies in fall from ambulance

A Cavan-based paramedic fell out the side door of an ambulance while transporting a patient to Dublin.

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 5 April, 2013

Man who died after partial collapse at Tipperary mine named as Mario Francis

The married father-of-two was trapped in a loader underneath a rockfall in an incident yesterday afternoon.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Health and safety ‘gone mad’ as council workers suspended over filling pothole

A spokesperson from the HSA said that the issue wasn’t one of “red tape and bureaucracy”, but of safety.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 7 February, 2013

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 1 February, 2013

Funerals to take place today of tragic wall collapse dead RIP

Funerals to take place today of tragic wall collapse dead

Seán Mulleady, 47, and Paddy Gaffney, 65, lost their lives in tragic circumstances on Tuesday when a wall collapsed at the Connacht Gold DIY and Garden Centre in Co Longford.

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

HSA launches investigation in two deaths at Longford DIY store

The two men were killed and four others were injured when a wall collapsed at the store.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 3 January, 2013

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.

# health-and-safety-authority - Friday 30 November, 2012

Man, 21, dies in workplace accident in Cork

The accident happened this afternoon on Hibernian Road near Anglesea Street in Cork city.

# health-and-safety-authority - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Man dies in Clare workplace accident

The Health and Safety Authority has confirmed that it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident at a garage in Sixmilebridge.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Siptu lodges complaint over Stobart ballot

The trade union has accused the drivers services group of coercing employees to participate in a “hastily arranged ballot”.

# health-and-safety-authority - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Farming is most dangerous job as workplace deaths increase

More than one-third of those killed were working on farms, figures from the Health and Safety Authority show.

# health-and-safety-authority - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Man killed in Wexford factory accident

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating.