Beaumont Hospital in Dublin. A man is in a serious condition in the hospital after falling from a teleporter. File photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

A man is in a serious condition after falling from a teleporter at a house in Co Offaly. An 11-year-old boy was also injured in the incident, but hi(...)

Life on farms is almost 50 per cent more dangerous than working in the construction sector. Photograph: Frank Miller

Twenty lives were lost on Irish farms last year and one of the victims was a child. It’s an appalling figure – so bad that farming organisations are c(...)

When contacted, a spokeswoman for Environmental Protection Agency  deflected questions about asbestos in public piping to the Health and Safety Authority

Asbestos can be found in approximately 6,300km of Ireland’s water mains, but there is no evidence to show that the use of this type of piping is dange(...)

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the incident. Photograph: Frank Miller

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) are investigating the death of a one-year-old child in a farming incident in Kilkenny on Thursday. I(...)

The Corrib gas tunnel is scheduled to be 4.8km-long and will stretch under Sruwaddacon Bay to the Ballinaboy terminal. Photograph: The Irish Times

A German civil engineering company involved in building the Corrib Gas tunnel has been fined €300,000 following the death of a contractor. The firm (...)

All three men were treated at the scene at Ennis Mart before being removed to hospital.

Two of the three men injured in an incident at a cattle mart in Co Clare on Thursday were still being treated in hospital on Friday. The incident hap(...)

Risky farming practices include not checking that machinery is in good working order before use, according to a report by the Economic and Social Research Institute. File photograph: Bloomberg

The fatality rate for farmers was 10 times that of the average worker between 2009 and 2015, a trend which may be explained in part by excessive risk-(...)

The Killarney  Plaza Hotel Killarney, where a lift ‘catastrophically collapsed’ down four floors in 2011.

A guilty verdict has been returned in the trial of an engineering company for the “shoddy and unsafe” installation of a lift in the Killarney Plaza Ho(...)

A man died in a workplace accident in Co Galway on Sunday.

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is investigating the death of a man during work on pontoons in the south Connemara harbour of Ros-a-Mhíl on Sund(...)

Two men have died in workplace accidents in Ulster and Leinster. Photograph: iStock

Two men have died in separate workplace-related accidents, it has been confirmed. A man died on a farm at Adamstown, Co Wexford, on Monday morning. (...)

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