A MAN has died after a workplace accident in Cork.
he incident happened in West Cork shortly before 3pm when it was understood that a man had been injured while working with heavy machinery.
Desperate efforts were made to help the man, but, despite the rapid presence of paramedics and gardai, he was pronounced dead before he could be rushed to hospital.
Gardaí treats the incident as a tragic accident.
As is routine, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) will conduct an overview of the circumstances of the accident.
The deceased, who is in his 40s, is understood to be from the western Cork area.
A file on the case will be prepared for the West Cork Coroner.
The man will not be named until all his relatives have been notified.