A man has died after being crushed by steel framing this morning in Auckland.
Fire and emergency services were called to the industrial accident in Ellerslie a little after 8am.
A St John spokesperson confirmed around 9:30am that a man - believed to be a 55 year-old - had died.
The accident occurred at premises operated by CSP Galvanising and CSP Coating Systems in Ellerslie. CSP Coating Systems is a nationwide steel coating operation.
A spokesperson from WorkSafe NZ has told 1 NEWS that they have been notified of this incident and are conducting initial inquiries.
Police, who were also in attendance, have no details to release at this point.