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# hsa - Friday 22 January, 2021

Man (30s) dies in workplace accident in Clare
# Doonaha
# Doonaha

Man (30s) dies in workplace accident in Clare

Jan 22nd 2021, 5:18 PM 48,642 Views 5 Comments

It’s understood the man was working on a construction project on a local farm when the tragedy occurred.

# hsa - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Meat plant inspections find lack of social distancing, ill-fitted masks, and asbestos
# Meat Plants
# Meat Plants

Meat plant inspections find lack of social distancing, ill-fitted masks, and asbestos

Nov 29th 2020, 8:30 PM 37,702 Views 43 Comments

Inspections of meat processing plants by the Health and Safety Authority have raised a range of concerns.

# hsa - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Documents show government unease at campaign to designate Covid-19 an 'occupational illness'
# Employer Liability
# Employer Liability

Documents show government unease at campaign to designate Covid-19 an 'occupational illness'

Sep 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 36,370 Views 18 Comments

The Department of Business expressed concern about the liability for the State and businesses.

# hsa - Friday 14 August, 2020

Witness appeal after man is killed while carrying out roadworks in Kerry
# Hsa
# Hsa

Witness appeal after man is killed while carrying out roadworks in Kerry

Aug 14th 2020, 10:44 AM 42,890 Views 2 Comments

The man, aged in his 40s, died on Tuesday.

# hsa - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Around 20% of meat plant workers are covered by sick pay, according to an industry spokesperson
# Meat Plants
# Meat Plants

Around 20% of meat plant workers are covered by sick pay, according to an industry spokesperson

Aug 13th 2020, 3:52 PM 21,319 Views 46 Comments

Meat industry representatives appeared before the special Dáil committee on Covid this afternoon.

# hsa - Monday 3 August, 2020

State body that enforces Covid-19 guidelines in workplaces has issued 54 prohibition notices in last six weeks
# Hsa
# Hsa

State body that enforces Covid-19 guidelines in workplaces has issued 54 prohibition notices in last six weeks

Aug 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 49,485 Views 25 Comments

Covid-19 inspectors from the HSA have inspected over 1,500 workplaces since mid-June.

# hsa - Saturday 23 May, 2020

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

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

May 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 21,746 Views 57 Comments

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

# hsa - Friday 15 May, 2020

Man dies in suspected workplace accident at Kildare meat processing plant
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man dies in suspected workplace accident at Kildare meat processing plant

May 15th 2020, 11:01 AM 35,313 Views 6 Comments

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

# hsa - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Young girl dies following farming accident in Donegal
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Young girl dies following farming accident in Donegal

May 13th 2020, 10:50 PM 45,281 Views 9 Comments

Gardai in Carndonagh are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

# hsa - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Handshakes and sharing cups banned: How Irish businesses will operate once they reopen
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Handshakes and sharing cups banned: How Irish businesses will operate once they reopen

Updated May 9th 2020, 3:19 PM 102,213 Views 85 Comments

The HSA can order a business to shut down operations if it doesn’t comply with the measures.

# hsa - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Concern over how physical distancing in workplaces will be 'policed' once restrictions are eased
# Protection
# Protection

Concern over how physical distancing in workplaces will be 'policed' once restrictions are eased

Apr 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 33,358 Views 68 Comments

Unions are monitoring the situation but they say enforcement resources need to be increased.

# hsa - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Teenage boy dies following farming incident involving overturned tractor in Clare
# Mooghna Lough
# Mooghna Lough

Teenage boy dies following farming incident involving overturned tractor in Clare

Apr 23rd 2020, 3:43 PM 45,386 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the boy was travelling alone in the tractor at the time.

# hsa - Friday 10 January, 2020

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause
# Workplace Accidents
# Workplace Accidents

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause

Jan 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 17,431 Views 32 Comments

Overall, 46 people died in workplace accidents in 2019 and agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in which to work.

# hsa - Monday 21 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 21st 2019, 6:05 AM 15,355 Views 15 Comments

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

# hsa - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 12,913 Views 5 Comments

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.

# hsa - Friday 6 September, 2019

HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries
# Workplace Safety
# Workplace Safety

HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries

Sep 6th 2019, 12:48 PM 13,888 Views 17 Comments

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

# hsa - Friday 30 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 30th 2019, 1:09 PM 8,740 Views 11 Comments

The HSA launched it annual report for 2018 today.

# hsa - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 14th 2019, 6:20 PM 54,395 Views 19 Comments

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

# hsa - Friday 19 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 19th 2019, 9:30 AM 8,961 Views 31 Comments

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

# hsa - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 26th 2019, 11:22 AM 32,103 Views 4 Comments

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

# hsa - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 6th 2019, 4:41 PM 17,302 Views 8 Comments

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

# hsa - Saturday 2 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 2nd 2019, 4:00 PM 39,931 Views 29 Comments

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

# hsa - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Man dies following farming accident in Clare
# Cooraclare
# Cooraclare

Man dies following farming accident in Clare

Jan 24th 2019, 6:49 PM 24,952 Views 4 Comments

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

# hsa - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Man dies in workplace accident at Dublin Airport
# Fall
# Fall

Man dies in workplace accident at Dublin Airport

Nov 24th 2018, 3:45 PM 62,582 Views 14 Comments

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

# hsa - Thursday 15 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 15th 2018, 5:58 PM 22,147 Views 11 Comments

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

# hsa - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Two people injured in chemical incident at laboratory in Waterford
# Sanofi
# Sanofi

Two people injured in chemical incident at laboratory in Waterford

Aug 1st 2018, 2:30 PM 19,220 Views 1 Comment

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

# hsa - Friday 20 July, 2018

Man in his 90s killed in Kerry farm accident
# Listowel
# Listowel

Man in his 90s killed in Kerry farm accident

Jul 20th 2018, 2:10 PM 19,155 Views 12 Comments

It is understood the accident involved a tractor and machinery.

# hsa - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,658 Views 4 Comments

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

# hsa - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 4th 2018, 9:47 AM 19,447 Views 8 Comments

Garda and HSA investigations are under way.

# hsa - Saturday 30 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 30th 2018, 4:32 PM 25,673 Views 5 Comments

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

# hsa - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port

Jun 6th 2018, 8:05 PM 20,635 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the death of the man.

# hsa - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Tributes paid to builder killed in 'tragic accident' in Clare
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

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

May 15th 2018, 9:36 PM 50,212 Views 7 Comments

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

# hsa - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'A terrible tragedy': Farmer (90s) dies in accident on Kilkenny farm
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

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

Mar 15th 2018, 3:10 PM 27,327 Views 4 Comments

HSA inspectors arrived on the scene this afternoon to carry out an investigation.

# hsa - Monday 12 March, 2018

Man dies after falling from roof at Monaghan hotel
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

Man dies after falling from roof at Monaghan hotel

Mar 12th 2018, 8:21 PM 55,271 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the incident.

Man in his 40s dies in workplace incident in Cork
# Dungourney
# Dungourney

Man in his 40s dies in workplace incident in Cork

Mar 12th 2018, 5:29 PM 42,844 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating what happened.

# hsa - Friday 16 February, 2018

Man in his 20s dies in workplace incident in Kildare
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man in his 20s dies in workplace incident in Kildare

Feb 16th 2018, 1:04 PM 61,833 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí are investigating what happened.

# hsa - Saturday 10 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 10th 2018, 11:28 AM 23,395 Views 10 Comments

The accident happened at a potato farm near Stamullen.

# hsa - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers)
# Workplace Fatalities
# Workplace Fatalities

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 1:10 PM 10,921 Views 17 Comments

New figures from the Health and Safety Authority show that there were 47 fatal accidents last year, up one from 46 the year before.

# hsa - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim

Nov 28th 2017, 7:34 AM 23,868 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation into the incident.

# hsa - Friday 24 November, 2017

Laois man dies after being struck by large fuse box at St Patrick's University Hospital
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Nov 24th 2017, 11:56 AM 37,357 Views 21 Comments

He was removed to St James’ Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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