Person dies after workplace incident in Christchurch

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.







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