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A person has died in a workplace incident in Christchurch.
A police spokeswoman confirmed they were notified about the workplace incident in Wigram at 2.10pm on Monday.
The person is understood to have died at United Steel. A staff member said they could not comment on the incident.
A St John spokesman said emergency services were called to the business on McAlpine St.
An ambulance and a rapid response unit were sent to the site.
The spokesman referred further queries to police.
Worksafe NZ has been notified.