Two men were taken to Wairau Hospital after unrelated workplace accidents in Blenheim yesterday.
St John Ambulance operations team manager Pete Davidson said a 47-year-old man fell about five metres from a roof on to a concrete floor in Springlands.
He had been working on a roof when he fell through some perspex on to the floor about 10.45am.
He suffered injuries to his head, chest and arm and was taken by ambulance to Wairau Hospital.
The accident happened at building contractors and joiners T H Barnes & Co on Murphy's Rd. Company chief executive John Smithies said the Labour Group had been to the site and was investigating the accident.
Blenheim chief fire officer Rob Dalton said two fire crews helped St John Ambulance at the scene.
About 15 minutes earlier, a man was taken to hospital after being crushed between a crane boom and platform.
Mr Davidson said the 44-year-old engineer was working at Taylors Engineering Ltd in the Riverlands industrial estate, when the accident happened.
He suffered moderate injuries to his abdomen and back.
Company general manager Geoff Taylor said an internal investigation was under way.
A spokeswoman for the hospital said last night the two men were both in a stable condition in the high dependency unit.
A Business, Innovation and Employment Ministry spokesman said officials from the Labour Group, formerly the Labour Department, were investigating both accidents.
- The Marlborough Express