Friday 20 October 2017

Worker dies in fall from roof

A MAN died yesterday after falling from a roof of a chicken plant.

The victim hadn't been named by last night, pending notification of his family and other relatives.

It is understood, however, that he is from the west of Ireland and had been working for the Western Brand Chicken plant in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo, for a number of years.

The scene of the accident at the company's plant at Knock Road, Ballyhaunis, was sealed off as gardai began a preliminary investigation into the accident, which occurred at around 1.50pm.

The Health and Safety Authority is also investigating.

Irish Independent

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