Company fined after member of public fatally injured

Plastic Water Piping (PWP) Limited pleaded guilty to three charges of breaching the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and were instructed under the Probation Act to donate €1,000 to charity. Read More

Workplace injury: What does this mean for employers in Ireland?

Under health and safety legislation, every employer has a duty of care to their employees and self-employed people working for the business to provide a safe work environment. But accidents still happen... Read More

Recycling firm fined €75,000 following a fatal injury of employee

Shabra Recycling Ltd has been fined following a fatal incident on the 16 October 2019 at Killycard Industrial Estate, Bree, Castleblaney, Co Monaghan. Read More

Serious injury to worker results in €225k fine

Irish Cement Limited has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when the articulated tractor and trailer unit he was operating toppled over. Read More

Company fined following employee death in forklift crush incident

A chilling company has been fined €400,000 following guilty pleas to breaching the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. Read More

Public works fined following employee drowning

A public works been fined following a fatal incident. Read More

Council fined following employee fatality

The accident occurred when an employee was passing through an automatic gate in the machinery yard when the gate closed on him and he sustained fatal injuries. Read More

Manufacturing firm fined after employee suffers life-changing injury

Employee had right leg amputated after being struck by an unsupported beam during a lifting operation. Read More

Whiskey distillers fined following employee fatality

An employee suffered fatal injuries when a forklift involved in the staging process came into contact with him. Read More

Plant hire firm fined after employee suffers serious injuries

A plant hire company has been fined following an incident in which an employee was seriously injured when an excavator tracked backwards. Read More

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