Man dies following workplace accident in Laois

The man fell from a height of over two metres

Man dies following workplace accident in Laois

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A man in his 50s has died in a workplace accident in Portarlington, Co Laois.

The incident happened while he was carrying out building works on a shed at the back of a house on the Ballymorris Road.

The man fell from a height of over two metres at around 10.00am this morning.

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has confirmed that they are investigating and inspectors have been sent to the scene.