The Health and Safety Authority is responsible for inspecting workplaces as they reopen, to ensure physical distancing measures are in place. File photograph: The Irish Times

The construction sector will be among the big industries to reopen under the Government’s plan to ease coronavirus restrictions as part of phase one n(...)

Gardaí notified the Health and Safety Authority (RSA), which deals with workplace accidents.

A 14-year-old boy has died after the tractor he was driving overturned in Co Clare. Gardaí and the emergency services were called at about 9am on Th(...)

Accused is to appear again at Clonmel District Court on June 23rd.

A 74-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was charged with the manslaughter of a 22-year-old Englishman and six other offences following a (...)

Thomas Reid claims the board’s inspector dealing with the Intel case erred on several grounds. Photograph: Feargal Ward

Farmer Thomas Reid is seeking to bring a High Court challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s go-ahead for computer chip giant Intel Ireland’s €3.6 billion expa(...)

Tony McDermott  died in a workplace accident at the M7 Business Park in Naas, Co Kildare.

Lessons learnt from the the death of a truck driver during a loading incident at a warehouse should improve safety across the transport industry, an i(...)

The number of non-fatal injuries on construction sites looks set to be lower this year, with 633 injuries recorded compared with 838 last year. Photograph: iStock

The proportion of workplace fatalities taking place on construction sites has increased in the past year, according to latest figures from the Health (...)

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority were notified and gardaí cordoned off the scene for a technical examination.

Gardaí are hoping that a postmortem examination will establish the exact cause of death of a 73-year-old farmer who suffered fatal injuries in a farm (...)

Professionals tend to leave the workforce earlier, due to their access to higher pensions and greater financial security.

Ireland’s workforce is getting older, according to a new Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) study. Back in 1998, just one in 10 workers was(...)

The farmer was pronounced dead by emergency services at the scene. File photograph: Getty

A man in his 70s was killed in a farming incident in Leap, Co Cork, on Monday afternoon. The elderly man was found unconscious in a farm shed at abou(...)

 Christopher Byrne (79)  from Suncroft, Co Kildare, died  when the ambulance in which he was a patient was engulfed by fire outside the emergency department of Naas General Hospital on September 22nd, 2016.

A coroner may not be able to conduct “a meaningful and full” inquest into the death of a patient in an ambulance that went on fire three years ago bec(...)

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