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Man dies in suspected workplace accident at Kildare meat processing plant

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the circumstances of the incident.
May 15th 2020, 11:01 AM 35,293 6

A MAN HAS died in a suspected workplace accident at a meat processing plant in Kildare.

Gardaí said they attended the scene at 10am yesterday morning. A man in his 50s working in the factory was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The man’s body was removed to the mortuary at Naas Hospital and the local coroner has been notified. Gardaí have said their enquiries are ongoing.

A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) confirmed it has launched its own investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

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