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#Workplace accidents

# workplace-accidents - 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 17,574 Views 32 Comments

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

# workplace-accidents - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018

Jan 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 9,870 Views 12 Comments

Figures have revealed that work-related accidents hit an all-time low in 2018.

# workplace-accidents - 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.

# workplace-accidents - 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.

# workplace-accidents - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

McDonald's worker claims he was told to put mayonnaise on a grease burn
# Fight For 15
# Fight For 15

McDonald's worker claims he was told to put mayonnaise on a grease burn

Mar 17th 2015, 11:37 AM 20,433 Views 34 Comments

Another was told to put mustard on a burn that required morphine.

# workplace-accidents - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today
# Slip And Fall
# Slip And Fall

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today

Nov 6th 2014, 9:19 AM 8,600 Views 7 Comments

Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.

# workplace-accidents - Sunday 28 April, 2013

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"
# Agri Accidents
# Agri Accidents

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 AM 18,668 Views 6 Comments

Farmers involved in agricultural accidents tell their stories to warn others of work hazards.

# workplace-accidents - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Number of workplace deaths in 2012 down by 13 per cent
# Deaths At Work
# Deaths At Work

Number of workplace deaths in 2012 down by 13 per cent

Jan 3rd 2013, 11:17 AM 2,699 Views 7 Comments

47 people sustained fatal workplace injuries in 2012, down from 54 the previous year; farming is the most dangerous profession.