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