Aer Lingus is facing trial on health and safety charges in connection with the death of a driver at Dublin Airport. John Murray from St Patrick’s Cl(...)

The scene in Portmarnock, Co Dublin,  where the Harris brothers  were overcome by  fumes

A toxic gas incident that claimed the lives of two brothers almost killed a fireman attempting to rescue them, an inquest heard. Brothers Alan (45) (...)

A man has been killed in a farm accident in Ballinalee, Co Longford. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A man has been killed in a farm accident in Ballinalee, Co Longford. The incident is understood to have happened at about 5.30pm. The man is believe(...)

The scene at Naas General Hospital after a fatal explosion inside an ambulance. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The National Ambulance Service has ordered a safety check on all oxygen containers in vehicles after an explosion in the back of an ambulance yesterda(...)

There was a spike in farm deaths in 2014 when inspections were at their lowest.

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has blamed staff cutbacks for the falling numbers of workplace visits carried out by its inspectors in recent y(...)

The HSA said there had been 17 workplace related fatalities this year, seven of which have occurred on farms. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Investigations are underway following the death of a man on a farm in Co Meath. The man, named locally as father of three Brendan Lucey who was in hi(...)

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority  have begun separate investigations following the death of a 28-year-old man in an incident on a farm near Macroom, Co Cork, on Wednesday afternoon. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have begun separate investigations following the death of a 28-year-old man in an incident on a farm (...)

A man in his 70s has died in a quad bike crash farm in Co Meath. File photograph: The Irish Times

An investigation is under way after a man in his 70s was killed in a quad bike crash on a farm in Co Meath. The body of the man was discovered on th(...)

The gardaí and HSA have begun separate investigations. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Two investigations are under way after a 65 year-old man died while working with farm machinery in Co Kerry on Monday. The incident happened in the B(...)

Workplace safety and health is about remembering always, not just once a year.

Imagine a truly horrendous and unforgettable moment, a moment experienced by hundreds of Irish families over the past 10 years and more. It could star(...)

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