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Man (70s) dies in Tipperary farm accident

A man (70s) has died following a fatal workplace incident on a farm in Co Tipperary.

The incident occurred at a farm in Inch, Cappawhite, on Wednesday evening.

Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said:

“Gardaí are investigating a fatal workplace incident that occurred on a farm in Inch, Cappawhite, Co. Tipperary, at approximately 6.40 pm on Wednesday, August 31st, 2022.”

“A man, aged in his 70s, has been pronounced dead. The Health Safety Authority has been notified. Investigations are ongoing,” the spokesperson concluded.

Man (60s) killed in farm accident

The incident occurred hours after a man died following a fatal workplace incident on a farm in Bunclody, Co Wexford.

The incident happened shortly before 9 am on Wednesday morning.

Gardaí have launched an investigation, and the HSA has been notified.

Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said:

“Gardaí are investigating a fatal workplace incident that occurred on a farm in Bunclody, Co. Wexford, at approximately 9 am this morning, Wednesday, August 31st, 2022.”

“A man, aged in his 60s, has been pronounced dead. The Health Safety Authority has been notified. Investigations are ongoing.”

According to reports, the male was working on his own land with a tractor and harrow when the incident occurred.

It has been reported that his brother was working in the same field at the time of the incident.

Offaly

Meanwhile, last week, we reported that a male, aged in his 70s, died after a tractor overturned on private farmland in the Tinamuck area of Clara, Co. Offaly.

Gardaí are investigating a fatal workplace accident that occurred in the early hours of Wednesday (August 24th, 2022) morning.

He was discovered deceased shortly before 5 am on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022.

Galway  

Last month, we reported that Gardaí launched an investigation following a fatal workplace accident on a farm in Co Galway.

The accident, involving a male (60s), occurred on Tuesday, July 12th, 2022.

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