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Man dies after workplace fall at cement factory

A man has died in a workplace incident in Co Waterford.

It's understood that the man,  who was in his mid-forties, fell from a height at a cement plant earlier on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident occurred at O'Brien's Cement in Belview Port just outside of Waterford city.

The scene remains sealed off this evening.

Gardai from Waterford and the Health and Safety Authority have launched separate investigations into the circumstances surrounding  the incident .

The deceased is believed to be from New Ross, Co Wexford.

His remains have been removed to University Hospital Waterford where a postmortem is due to take place.

Source Irish Independent

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