Man dies following work-place accident overnight
Area sealed off and separate investigations launched
Published 14/09/2016 | 08:24
A man has died following a work-place accident at an industrial unit in Co Cork.
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.