Two men die in suspected workplace incidents North and South

Man dies at garage in Fermanagh, while body of man recovered from Cavan slurry pit

Gardaí have confirmed that the body of a man in his 50s has been discovered in Co Cavan.

Gardaí have confirmed that the body of a man in his 50s has been discovered in Co Cavan.

Sat, Dec 7, 2013, 18:00

Two men have died in suspected workplace-related incidents on both sides of the Border.

Gardaí confirmed the body of a man in his 50s has been discovered in Co Cavan.

The man’s death is thought to have been due to a farming incident. His body was discovered at Drumeague in Baileboro yesterday afternoon.

It is understood the man’s body was taken from a slurry pit on the farm. The Health and Safety Authority is investigating.

Meanwhile, a man has died in a workplace-related incident at a garage in Co Fermanagh today.

It is understood the 51-year-old was struck by a moving vehicle on the premises on Main Street, Lisnaskea.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the fatality. Officials from the Health and Safety Executive have been alerted.

Additional reporting: Press Association

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