The incident occurred at a warehouse at Baku GLS Limited in Kilrane Business Park, in the Rosslare Harbour of County Wexford.
The man, who is aged in his 50s, died in the early hours of last Saturday morning and emergency services attended the scene.
The man has been named locally as Gary Honey from Kilrane, Co. Wexford. Gary was a father of two and he will be missed by many.
Tributes have poured in for Gary, who has been described as a loving father and a joy to know.
A private family funeral will take place on Thursday.