Man (50s) dies following accident at work site in Kilkenny
A local man in his 50s died overnight as a result of the injuries he sustained during an accident at a building site in Kilkenny on Monday.
The man fell from scaffolding while working at the site which is located in Kilkenny city.
The Health Safety Authority this morning confirmed that the man passed away.
The man was rushed to St Luke’s General Hospital following the incident on Monday but was since transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.
A spokesperson for the HSA told KilkennyNow.ie: “I can confirm that this incident is now being treated as a workplace fatality.”
A Health and Safety Authority have launched an investigation into the accident. Kilkenny Gardai are assisting the HSA in their investigation.