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Man, 50s, killed in horrific workplace accident in Dublin’s North Docks as investigations launched – The Irish Sun

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A MAN has died following a horrific workplace accident in Dublin’s North Docks this morning.

The man, mid-50s, was fatally injured while working in the area at around 10.30am.

 The man was killed in a workplace accident at Dublin's North Dock

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The man was killed in a workplace accident at Dublin’s North DockCredit: Getty – Contributor

Emergency services attended the scene and removed the man’s remains to a local mortuary where a postmortem examination will take place.

Both the Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority have launched investigations into the man’s death.

A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardai are investigating the death of a man (mid 50s) that occurred on the North Docks, at approximately 10.30 this morning.

“The deceased male was fatally injured following a work placed accident and his body has been removed to the mortuary where a post mortem will take place.

“The HSA have been notified and a file will be prepared for the Coroners Court.”

A spokesman for the HSA added: “The incident has been reported to us and we have launched an investigation. Inspectors from the HSA are on-site today.”


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