Two work-related deaths in Longford last year

Two work-related deaths in Longford last year

There were two reported deaths on Longford farms and in workplaces last year, newly released figures reveal.

The Health and Safety Authority released its findings for 2016 which culminated in a 21% reduction on the national figure of 56 work related deaths in 2015.

In Longford, the organisation said one death occurred at the workplace while a second fatality took place on a farm over the course of 2016.