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# hsa - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?

Oct 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 24,067 Views 36 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of its affects.

# hsa - Monday 23 October, 2017

Two men die in separate accidents while repairing storm damage
# Cork And Wicklow
# Cork And Wicklow

Two men die in separate accidents while repairing storm damage

Oct 23rd 2017, 7:36 AM 27,989 Views 6 Comments

The men, aged in their 50s and 70s, died over the weekend.

# hsa - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Man dies after being overcome by fumes in industrial accident
# Wexford
# Wexford

Man dies after being overcome by fumes in industrial accident

Sep 19th 2017, 9:50 PM 33,943 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

# hsa - Monday 11 September, 2017

Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals
# Safety
# Safety

Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals

Sep 11th 2017, 10:15 AM 20,383 Views 17 Comments

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

# hsa - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Aug 16th 2017, 8:19 AM 8,644 Views 29 Comments

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

# hsa - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow
# Work Stoppage
# Work Stoppage

Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow

Jul 26th 2017, 4:49 PM 9,942 Views 85 Comments

The workers want their hourly rate of pay increased to €27.

# hsa - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Company fined €750,000 over Killarney hotel lift that fell three floors
# Killarney
# Killarney

Company fined €750,000 over Killarney hotel lift that fell three floors

Jul 5th 2017, 4:47 PM 35,332 Views 33 Comments

All five had been guests at a wedding.

# hsa - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Baby boy (1) dies on farm in Kilkenny
# Johnswell
# Johnswell

Baby boy (1) dies on farm in Kilkenny

Jun 29th 2017, 7:34 PM 46,838 Views 8 Comments

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

# hsa - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man (50s) dies after falling into a slurry pit in Co Clare
# Farming Incident
# Farming Incident

Man (50s) dies after falling into a slurry pit in Co Clare

Jun 28th 2017, 11:14 AM 24,083 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí and health and safety inspectors are investigating the incident.

# hsa - Thursday 8 June, 2017

11 workers taken to hospital after 'uncontrolled release' in Poolbeg incinerator
# Lime
# Lime

11 workers taken to hospital after 'uncontrolled release' in Poolbeg incinerator

Jun 8th 2017, 10:25 AM 96,469 Views 122 Comments

Two people remain in hospital.

# hsa - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer
# Precautions
# Precautions

Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer

May 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 10,529 Views 21 Comments

Sometimes it’s even a matter of just getting someone to help.

# hsa - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Wexford father-of-three dies following domestic accident involving incinerator
# Carrig-on-bannow
# Carrig-on-bannow

Wexford father-of-three dies following domestic accident involving incinerator

Apr 9th 2017, 6:38 PM 41,009 Views 8 Comments

The tragic accident occurred yesterday morning.

# hsa - Friday 24 March, 2017

Man injured while constructing roller coaster in Cork
# Funderland
# Funderland

Man injured while constructing roller coaster in Cork

Mar 24th 2017, 7:23 PM 22,093 Views 11 Comments

He has been released from hospital.

# hsa - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Two men die in separate farm accidents
# RIP
# RIP

Two men die in separate farm accidents

Mar 15th 2017, 12:48 PM 27,806 Views 7 Comments

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

# hsa - Monday 27 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 27th 2017, 7:40 PM 22,522 Views 6 Comments

The accident happened at just after 12pm this afternoon.

# hsa - Friday 17 February, 2017

Investigations launched after man dies in Kildare workplace accident
# Workplace Death
# Workplace Death

Investigations launched after man dies in Kildare workplace accident

Feb 17th 2017, 11:39 AM 29,249 Views 12 Comments

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# hsa - Saturday 11 February, 2017

'You could have to live with the guilt': Warning to employers over staff driving laws
# It's The Law
# It's The Law

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

Feb 11th 2017, 8:35 AM 29,692 Views 45 Comments

New campaign to highlight employer’s responsibility to workers who drive.

# hsa - Monday 16 January, 2017

Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

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

Jan 16th 2017, 5:09 PM 28,355 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí and the HSA have begun investigations.

# hsa - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Almost half of all workplace deaths last year were on farms
# Safety
# Safety

Almost half of all workplace deaths last year were on farms

Jan 5th 2017, 12:20 PM 7,658 Views 15 Comments

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

# hsa - Monday 2 January, 2017

Two men die in separate accidents at quarry and farm
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two men die in separate accidents at quarry and farm

Jan 2nd 2017, 3:16 PM 34,488 Views 8 Comments

One took place in Monaghan, the other in Wexford.

# hsa - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Man killed in accident on Sligo windfarm
# Ballyfarnon
# Ballyfarnon

Man killed in accident on Sligo windfarm

Dec 13th 2016, 11:02 AM 16,099 Views 5 Comments

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

# hsa - Monday 12 December, 2016

Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford

Dec 12th 2016, 7:56 PM 25,753 Views 6 Comments

The incident occurred around 3.50pm this afternoon.

# hsa - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Cork farmer airlifted to hospital after farm accident
# Mallow
# Mallow

Cork farmer airlifted to hospital after farm accident

Dec 3rd 2016, 1:58 PM 20,514 Views 8 Comments

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

# hsa - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

Nov 20th 2016, 4:44 PM 20,049 Views 2 Comments

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

# hsa - Friday 14 October, 2016

Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump
# Athlone
# Athlone

Defence Forces member hospitalised after incident during parachute jump

Oct 14th 2016, 5:53 PM 14,652 Views 19 Comments

The accident, which involved the male soldier making a ‘hard landing’, happened earlier this afternoon at Custume Barracks in Athlone.

# hsa - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Man (35) dies in industrial accident in Cork
# Little Island
# Little Island

Man (35) dies in industrial accident in Cork

Sep 14th 2016, 9:28 AM 20,854 Views 4 Comments

The incident occurred at about 1.30am today.

# hsa - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

"When I woke up I couldn't move arms, legs - so I had to start from scratch again"
# Workplace Accidents
# Workplace Accidents

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

Sep 13th 2016, 6:01 AM 11,656 Views 1 Comment

Construction Safety Week is trying to get people to be safer in the workplace.

# hsa - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half
# Do More With Less
# Do More With Less

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

Sep 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 9,124 Views 20 Comments

The number of inspections carried out by the HSA have taken a sharp decline in recent years.

# hsa - Monday 8 August, 2016

Man dies in Cork construction site accident
# Midleton
# Midleton

Man dies in Cork construction site accident

Aug 8th 2016, 3:24 PM 24,253 Views 14 Comments

Two other men were also injured in the incident.

# hsa - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Construction company hit with €250,000 fine for safety breach that killed two
# Building Standards
# Building Standards

Construction company hit with €250,000 fine for safety breach that killed two

Jul 14th 2016, 7:01 PM 24,048 Views 12 Comments

Patrick Gaffney and Sean Mulleady were struck by a 25 tonne section of masonry block wall.

# hsa - Monday 9 May, 2016

Crackdown on detergent capsules launched following child poisonings
# Not Sweets
# Not Sweets

Crackdown on detergent capsules launched following child poisonings

May 9th 2016, 8:12 AM 20,796 Views 57 Comments

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

# hsa - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Man dies after falling at cement factory
# Waterford
# Waterford

Man dies after falling at cement factory

Apr 12th 2016, 9:53 PM 29,854 Views 4 Comments

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

# hsa - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Man dies after falling from roof in Donegal
# Falcarragh
# Falcarragh

Man dies after falling from roof in Donegal

Apr 6th 2016, 3:17 PM 16,900 Views 5 Comments

The man was working at the time.

# hsa - Friday 1 April, 2016

Man dies in accident at concrete plant in Wexford
# Casey Concrete
# Casey Concrete

Man dies in accident at concrete plant in Wexford

Apr 1st 2016, 10:58 PM 31,451 Views 12 Comments

The man was killed while operating a digger.

# hsa - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning
# Fatal
# Fatal

Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning

Mar 10th 2016, 5:49 PM 21,322 Views 3 Comments

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

# hsa - Monday 1 February, 2016

Woman seriously injured in early morning workplace accident
# Sligo
# Sligo

Woman seriously injured in early morning workplace accident

Feb 1st 2016, 11:21 PM 54,410 Views 5 Comments

The woman was taken to Sligo University Hospital yesterday.

# hsa - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Man dies after farm accident in Kilkenny
# Ballycallan
# Ballycallan

Man dies after farm accident in Kilkenny

Jan 12th 2016, 10:22 PM 27,122 Views 7 Comments

Another is in a serious condition.

# hsa - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

County by county breakdown: 55 people died in Irish workplaces last year
# Hsa
# Hsa

County by county breakdown: 55 people died in Irish workplaces last year

Jan 6th 2016, 4:00 PM 13,931 Views 21 Comments

Farming still remains the most dangerous occupation in Ireland despite a 40% drop compared to 2014.

# hsa - Thursday 19 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 19th 2015, 6:57 PM 30,053 Views 16 Comments

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

# hsa - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Man (69) dies after falling off roof in Cavan
# Virginia
# Virginia

Man (69) dies after falling off roof in Cavan

Sep 30th 2015, 9:14 PM 18,939 Views 6 Comments

He was pronounced dead at the scene.