Saturday 22 October 2016

Man dies following work-place accident overnight

Area sealed off and separate investigations launched

Published 14/09/2016 | 08:24

Architectural and Metal Systems. Picture: Google Maps
Architectural and Metal Systems. Picture: Google Maps

A man has died following a work-place accident at an industrial unit in Co Cork.

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The 35-year-old man was found dead at Architectural & Metal Systems, an aluminium manufacturing plant in the Little Island area.

The unit has been sealed off and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has begun an investigation.

A spokesman for the HSA said the man was found near machinery and died as a result of his injuries.

Gardaí have launched a separate probe.

A garda spokesman said: "A male has died as a result of an accident at and industrial premises at Little Island Co Cork.

"The male (35 years) was pronounced dead at the scene and the scene has been preserved for a technical examination. HSA will also investigate. The incident occurred at approximately 1.30am on September 14."

No further details of the accident are available at the moment.

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