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# hsa - Thursday 27 August, 2015

'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident
# Carlow
# Carlow

'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident

Aug 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 30,772 Views 16 Comments

Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.

# hsa - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler
# Donegal
# Donegal

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

Aug 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 22,338 Views 6 Comments

A second man remains in a critical condition.

# hsa - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry
# Kilkelly
# Kilkelly

Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry

Jun 11th 2015, 3:13 PM 18,821 Views 5 Comments

It happened at around 10am this morning.

# hsa - Friday 27 March, 2015

There's been an explosion at a café in Cork
# Ballinspittle
# Ballinspittle

There's been an explosion at a café in Cork

Mar 27th 2015, 12:01 PM 31,614 Views 15 Comments

A man and a woman have been hospitalised.

Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic
# Shannon
# Shannon

Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic

Mar 27th 2015, 8:15 AM 21,323 Views 6 Comments

The pair are currently receiving treatment at Cork University Hospital.

# hsa - 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

Jan 15th 2015, 7:52 PM 20,011 Views 4 Comments

The company has said it was a small localised leak and an investigation has now been launched.

# hsa - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 6th 2015, 12:36 PM 4,541 Views 5 Comments

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

# hsa - Friday 2 January, 2015

Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014
# Safety
# Safety

Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:19 AM 7,203 Views 5 Comments

The HSA says it saw “one and a half times” the deaths it expected.

# hsa - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths
# James Higgins
# James Higgins

Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths

Dec 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,382 Views 7 Comments

Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.

# hsa - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident

Nov 22nd 2014, 10:21 AM 42,574 Views 8 Comments

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

# hsa - Friday 14 November, 2014

Two men die in separate workplace accidents
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two men die in separate workplace accidents

Nov 14th 2014, 10:58 PM 34,882 Views 13 Comments

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

# hsa - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Man dies in accident at Louth factory
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Man dies in accident at Louth factory

Oct 30th 2014, 8:00 PM 20,124 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating.

# hsa - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft
# Blu Bar
# Blu Bar

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:22 PM 14,977 Views 5 Comments

A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident

# hsa - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Dublin Zoo to pay €5,000 to charity after mother and child attacked by tapir
# No Conviction
# No Conviction

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

Oct 14th 2014, 5:33 PM 7,435 Views 6 Comments

The Zoo pleaded guilty to failing to implement the most recent risk assessment.

# hsa - Monday 29 September, 2014

An 8-year-old girl has been killed in a Cork farm accident, 11-year-old in critical condition
# Fatal
# Fatal

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

Sep 29th 2014, 7:21 AM 26,648 Views 10 Comments

The older girl was airlifted to Cork University Hospital with critical injuries.

# hsa - Friday 22 August, 2014

After another death, calls for farm safety to be taught to primary school kids
# New Module
# New Module

After another death, calls for farm safety to be taught to primary school kids

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 12,359 Views 28 Comments

More people have died on Irish farms this year than over the entire of 2013.

# hsa - Thursday 21 August, 2014

A man has died in a suspected farm accident in Clare
# Investigation
# Investigation

A man has died in a suspected farm accident in Clare

Aug 21st 2014, 3:16 PM 16,882 Views 4 Comments

More people have died in farm accidents so far this year – than all of 2013.

# hsa - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure

Aug 6th 2014, 10:33 AM 10,525 Views 32 Comments

ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.

# hsa - Friday 1 August, 2014

Investigation launched after child (3) dies on farm
# Cork
# Cork

Investigation launched after child (3) dies on farm

Aug 1st 2014, 3:31 PM 27,149 Views 33 Comments

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

# hsa - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit
# Staff Shortage
# Staff Shortage

'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit

Jun 27th 2014, 6:55 AM 13,499 Views 23 Comments

Six other attacks on nurses took place in a ten-day period earlier this month.

# hsa - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 25th 2014, 7:03 PM 14,460 Views 33 Comments

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

# hsa - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Teenager in stable condition after falling from hotel balcony onto car below
# Offaly
# Offaly

Teenager in stable condition after falling from hotel balcony onto car below

Jun 21st 2014, 5:13 PM 21,797 Views 17 Comments

The 18-year-old was attending a function at the hotel in Offaly last night.

Man dies after falling into slurry tank on Cork farm
# Farm Accident
# Farm Accident

Man dies after falling into slurry tank on Cork farm

Jun 21st 2014, 4:19 PM 20,687 Views 18 Comments

Attempts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.

# hsa - Friday 23 May, 2014

Psychiatric nurses reject Lynch comments, claim Galway unit 'anything but safe'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Psychiatric nurses reject Lynch comments, claim Galway unit 'anything but safe'

May 23rd 2014, 6:48 PM 10,012 Views 39 Comments

The HSA has been called in to examine the unit at UCHG after the death of a patient last week.

# hsa - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Psychiatric patient dies in HSE care - Minister says services are 'being delivered safely'
# Review
# Review

Psychiatric patient dies in HSE care - Minister says services are 'being delivered safely'

May 22nd 2014, 8:16 PM 14,545 Views 25 Comments

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.

# hsa - Thursday 8 May, 2014

A toddler has died in farm accident in Cork
# Tragic Accident
# Tragic Accident

A toddler has died in farm accident in Cork

May 8th 2014, 10:45 PM 48,990 Views 31 Comments

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

Man dies on Kerry farm after being crushed by shutters
# Farm Accident
# Farm Accident

Man dies on Kerry farm after being crushed by shutters

May 8th 2014, 8:22 AM 22,154 Views 7 Comments

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

# hsa - Friday 2 May, 2014

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

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

May 2nd 2014, 1:13 PM 32,204 Views 9 Comments

The HSA are currently investigating the incident.

# hsa - Thursday 10 April, 2014

More people die in workplace accidents in Cork than any other county
# Death At Work
# Death At Work

More people die in workplace accidents in Cork than any other county

Apr 10th 2014, 4:13 PM 7,628 Views 22 Comments

Twelve people died in work-related accidents in Cork last year.

# hsa - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare
# Hazard
# Hazard

Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare

Mar 6th 2014, 9:27 AM 10,788 Views 24 Comments

Clare County Council has started an investigation to find out who has been depositing asbestos at nine places around the county.

# hsa - Friday 21 February, 2014

Man crushed to death by JCB digger in Dublin
# Skerries
# Skerries

Man crushed to death by JCB digger in Dublin

Feb 21st 2014, 9:45 PM 57,097 Views 38 Comments

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

Teenage boy dies in work accident in Limerick
# Tree Cutting
# Tree Cutting

Teenage boy dies in work accident in Limerick

Feb 21st 2014, 4:28 PM 30,918 Views 11 Comments

The 17 year old was caught between tractor and trailer.

# hsa - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Lift tragedy toddler laid to rest in Galway
# Solomon Soremekun
# Solomon Soremekun

Lift tragedy toddler laid to rest in Galway

Jan 18th 2014, 7:58 PM 25,897 Views 25 Comments

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

# hsa - Friday 17 January, 2014

26-year-old Cork farmer dies after becoming trapped under trailer
# Farming Accident
# Farming Accident

26-year-old Cork farmer dies after becoming trapped under trailer

Jan 17th 2014, 9:38 AM 21,073 Views 20 Comments

He was found just before 1am this morning by a family member.

# hsa - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Another farm safety campaign considered after deaths of four children
# Tragedies
# Tragedies

Another farm safety campaign considered after deaths of four children

Jan 12th 2014, 4:00 PM 23,945 Views 18 Comments

Although the number of deaths has reduced, there is still much work to do to make Irish farms safer for young people.

# hsa - Saturday 11 January, 2014

HSA launches investigation into workplace accident in Donegal
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

HSA launches investigation into workplace accident in Donegal

Jan 11th 2014, 9:38 AM 12,643 Views 3 Comments

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

# hsa - Monday 6 January, 2014

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year
# Accidents
# Accidents

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year

Jan 6th 2014, 2:05 PM 6,984 Views 12 Comments

The HSA said it was particularly concerned about the deaths of four children on farms in 2013.

# hsa - Sunday 3 November, 2013

HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year

Nov 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,925 Views 17 Comments

The Health and Safety Authority said so far this year 38 people have lost their lives in accidents at work.

# hsa - Friday 25 October, 2013

Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths
# Bray Fire Officers
# Bray Fire Officers

Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths

Oct 25th 2013, 9:50 PM 11,291 Views 33 Comments

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.

# hsa - Friday 18 October, 2013

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?
# Sponsored By HSA
# Sponsored By HSA

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?

Oct 18th 2013, 10:25 AM 10,333 Views 5 Comments

And more importantly – how can they be prevented?