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# accidents - Friday 30 August, 2019

39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles
# Hsa
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# Hsa

39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles

Aug 30th 2019, 1:09 PM 8,740 Views 11 Comments

The HSA launched it annual report for 2018 today.

# accidents - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Appeal for witnesses after walkers struck in separate serious road accidents in Mayo and Dublin
# Accidents
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# Accidents

Appeal for witnesses after walkers struck in separate serious road accidents in Mayo and Dublin

Sep 30th 2018, 10:04 AM 32,150 Views 3 Comments

A man in his 30s dies after being struck by a van in west Dublin this morning, while a 31-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car in Breaffy, Mayo.

# accidents - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car
# Prosecution
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# Prosecution

Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car

Nov 7th 2017, 9:42 PM 39,859 Views 101 Comments

Gardaí will also be allowed seize a vehicle if a learner driver is discovered to be driving without a qualified driver present.

# accidents - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Life expectancy drops in the US for the first time in decades
# 78.8 Years
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# 78.8 Years

Life expectancy drops in the US for the first time in decades

Dec 8th 2016, 12:18 PM 10,746 Views 27 Comments

“This is unusual,” said an epidemiologist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

# accidents - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Judge throws out allegedly fraudulent car crash case at request of Zurich Insurance
# Remote Road
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# Remote Road

Judge throws out allegedly fraudulent car crash case at request of Zurich Insurance

Oct 12th 2016, 6:05 AM 19,685 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the insurance cover policy was taken out 26 days before the accident.

# accidents - Monday 27 June, 2016

Seoul brings in traffic signs telling smartphone addicts to look up more often
# Self(ie) Obsessed
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# Self(ie) Obsessed

Seoul brings in traffic signs telling smartphone addicts to look up more often

Jun 27th 2016, 10:25 AM 7,779 Views 13 Comments

The pilot scheme will warn smartphone users to pay attention to their surroundings.

# accidents - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Two arrested after suspected burglars crash two cars into Liffey
# Celbridge
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# Celbridge

Two arrested after suspected burglars crash two cars into Liffey

Apr 13th 2016, 8:54 AM 49,303 Views 51 Comments

No serious injuries have been reported as a result of the incident.

# accidents - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

One in six three-year-olds have had injuries that needed hospital attention
# Accidents
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# Accidents

One in six three-year-olds have had injuries that needed hospital attention

Dec 9th 2015, 6:05 AM 9,909 Views 18 Comments

Boys are more likely to get injured than girls.

# accidents - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Google's self-driving cars have been in 12 accidents, but none were their fault*
# Hands Off
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# Hands Off

Google's self-driving cars have been in 12 accidents, but none were their fault*

Jun 4th 2015, 10:14 AM 8,460 Views 3 Comments

*Although a company employee was in control of one at the time of one crash.

# accidents - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Accidents are one of the biggest causes of death among people with ADHD
# Premature Death
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# Premature Death

Accidents are one of the biggest causes of death among people with ADHD

Feb 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 12,310 Views 36 Comments

The risk of premature death among people with the disorder is more than twice the level of those without.

# accidents - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure
# Farm Safety
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# Farm Safety

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure

Aug 6th 2014, 10:33 AM 10,522 Views 32 Comments

ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.

# accidents - Friday 11 July, 2014

Mind now: Saturdays and July most likely times for accidents in public places
# Injuries
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# Injuries

Mind now: Saturdays and July most likely times for accidents in public places

Jul 11th 2014, 10:34 AM 6,166 Views 11 Comments

Injuries Board figures show that €44m awarded in public liability accidents last year.

# accidents - Monday 6 January, 2014

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year
# Accidents
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# Accidents

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year

Jan 6th 2014, 2:05 PM 6,981 Views 12 Comments

The HSA said it was particularly concerned about the deaths of four children on farms in 2013.

# accidents - Saturday 7 December, 2013

7 mortal dangers of sending a text message From The Daily Edge

7 mortal dangers of sending a text message

Dec 7th 2013, 6:00 PM 53,346 Views 36 Comments

We’re living life on the edge with every single text.

# accidents - Friday 18 October, 2013

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?
# Sponsored By HSA
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# Sponsored By HSA

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?

Oct 18th 2013, 10:25 AM 10,304 Views 5 Comments

And more importantly – how can they be prevented?

# accidents - Sunday 4 August, 2013

8 dogs who just wanted to be pretty
# Wolf Whistle
From The Daily Edge
# Wolf Whistle

8 dogs who just wanted to be pretty

Aug 4th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,221 Views 1 Comment

These dogs fetched some fierce lipsticks.

# accidents - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Man thrown in jail for pooing his pants
# Crap One
From The Daily Edge
# Crap One

Man thrown in jail for pooing his pants

Jul 30th 2013, 8:24 AM 2,720 Views 3 Comments

Criminally disgusting.

# accidents - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Man (22) killed while working at SmartPly plant in Waterford
# Workplace Accident
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# Workplace Accident

Man (22) killed while working at SmartPly plant in Waterford

Jun 5th 2013, 9:02 AM 13,882 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened at the SmartPly plant, a subsidiary of Coillte, at around 3pm yesterday.

# accidents - Sunday 28 April, 2013

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"
# Agri Accidents
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# Agri Accidents

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 AM 18,654 Views 6 Comments

Farmers involved in agricultural accidents tell their stories to warn others of work hazards.

# accidents - Friday 26 April, 2013

12 people who had an unbelievably close call From The Daily Edge

12 people who had an unbelievably close call

Apr 26th 2013, 8:30 PM 40,459 Views 30 Comments

Prepare to say ARGH.

# accidents - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents
# Farm Safety
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# Farm Safety

Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents

Mar 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,196 Views 4 Comments

Last year, 21 people died in farm related incidents, mainly injured by equipment and livestock.

# accidents - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Why NYC can't save people from being hit by subways
# USA
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# USA

Why NYC can't save people from being hit by subways

Jan 6th 2013, 11:00 AM 17,182 Views 33 Comments

Sliding doors suggestions would be ‘too complicated and costly’ to implement.

# accidents - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Toyota to pay $1.1 billion to settle huge recalls lawsuit
# Vroom Vroom
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# Vroom Vroom

Toyota to pay $1.1 billion to settle huge recalls lawsuit

Dec 27th 2012, 8:01 AM 4,334 Views 10 Comments

Toyota did not accept any blame for the mass recalls but agreed to compensate owners who said their cars lost value after dozens of deadly accidents.

# accidents - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Column: Fossil fuels won’t last forever. Ireland should consider nuclear power.
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: Fossil fuels won’t last forever. Ireland should consider nuclear power.

Dec 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 100 Views 93 Comments

When an aeroplane crashes we don’t stop flying, we improve safety. Nuclear power should be the same, writes Philip Walton.

# accidents - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Road accident hotspots identified in new research
# Black Spots
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# Black Spots

Road accident hotspots identified in new research

Dec 6th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,785 Views 7 Comments

So far this year, 154 people have been killed on Irish roads.

# accidents - Monday 29 October, 2012

Column: Here's why cyclists need to change - as do motorists
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: Here's why cyclists need to change - as do motorists

Oct 29th 2012, 1:00 PM 268 Views 109 Comments

The way we view each other with mutual suspicion is often down to cramped roads, crap cycle lanes and a lack of intersection between how motorists and cyclists use the road.

# accidents - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

VIDEOS: Gardaí release dramatic footage of near-misses on Dublin's roads
# Dublin
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# Dublin

VIDEOS: Gardaí release dramatic footage of near-misses on Dublin's roads

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:30 PM 36,275 Views 126 Comments

Gardaí are releasing the footage in a bid to reduce the number of casualties on Dublin’s roads.

Poll: Do you jaywalk?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you jaywalk?

Oct 2nd 2012, 10:34 AM 11,325 Views 96 Comments

A new garda campaign to reduce road fatalities may see people who cross the road at ‘unofficial’ points interviewed and prosecuted.

# accidents - Monday 1 October, 2012

Gardaí: 'Vulnerable' users are involved in most serious road accidents in Dublin
# Roads
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# Roads

Gardaí: 'Vulnerable' users are involved in most serious road accidents in Dublin

Oct 1st 2012, 4:18 PM 10,411 Views 71 Comments

The National Transport Authority is set to give out 7500 sets of lights to cyclists in a bid to stop serious accidents on the capital’s roads.

# accidents - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

EU brings in new rules on public awareness of industrial hazards
# Danger
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# Danger

EU brings in new rules on public awareness of industrial hazards

Aug 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,609 Views 8 Comments

Member states have to draw up emergency plans for areas surrounding industrial plants who work with large quantities of dangerous substances.

# accidents - Saturday 12 May, 2012

A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving
# Primp My Ride
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# Primp My Ride

A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving

May 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,803 Views 7 Comments

International survey shows that up to 20 per cent admit to having changed their clothes while behind the wheel.

# accidents - Friday 6 April, 2012

Thousands of 'incidents and near misses' at two hospitals last year
# Health
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# Health

Thousands of 'incidents and near misses' at two hospitals last year

Apr 6th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,981 Views 3 Comments

Medical Independent sees documents recording accidents and other incidents at Tallaght and Cork University Hospital last year.

# accidents - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Alcohol a factor in fewer fatal road crashes since 2005
# Drink Driving
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# Drink Driving

Alcohol a factor in fewer fatal road crashes since 2005

Mar 15th 2012, 6:50 PM 1,903 Views 6 Comments

Ahead of this weekend’s festivities Gardaí have also released statistics which show 26 people have died on Irish roads during the St Patrick’s Day periods of the past five years.

# accidents - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Injuries Board says €210 million paid out in compensation last year
# Compensation
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# Compensation

Injuries Board says €210 million paid out in compensation last year

Mar 10th 2012, 3:28 PM 2,567 Views 7 Comments

The highest award made was for a record €829,444.

# accidents - Monday 6 February, 2012

44 per cent of death claims lodged with Irish Life last year linked to cancer
# Insurance Claims
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# Insurance Claims

44 per cent of death claims lodged with Irish Life last year linked to cancer

Feb 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,310 Views 8 Comments

The insurer says that almost two in ten death claims were linked to heart disease.

# accidents - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Farming is most dangerous job as workplace deaths increase
# Deaths
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# Deaths

Farming is most dangerous job as workplace deaths increase

Jan 5th 2012, 7:57 AM 1,295 Views 3 Comments

More than one-third of those killed were working on farms, figures from the Health and Safety Authority show.

# accidents - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Three young men killed in separate road incidents
# Road Deaths
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# Road Deaths

Three young men killed in separate road incidents

Jun 26th 2011, 7:45 PM 733 Views 1 Comment

The accidents happened this morning in Mayo, Monaghan and Tyrone.

# accidents - Monday 14 March, 2011

Eating and drinking while driving a ‘major distraction’, says AA
# Driver Distraction
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# Driver Distraction

Eating and drinking while driving a ‘major distraction’, says AA

Mar 14th 2011, 1:02 PM 1,895 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 75 per cent of drivers admit to eating while on the move, while almost half swear at their SatNavs.

# accidents - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Three people die in crashes in one day
# Road Deaths
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# Road Deaths

Three people die in crashes in one day

Jan 26th 2011, 9:35 AM 709 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, a man who was injured in a crash on Monday has died in hospital.