A spokesperson for Tata Steel in Port Talbot says the company is co-operating fully with an investigation by the South Wales Police and the Health and Safety Executive.
– Robert Dangerfield, Tata Steel
We can confirm that an incident took place yesterday afternoon. One person was affected and taken to hospital. We are co-operating fully with the investigation.
Mr Dangerfield added that he could not comment on the circumstances of the incident due to the investigation.
South Wales Police say a man has been airlifted to hospital after being injured at the Tata Steel plant in Port Talbot.
Officers received the call of a 'serious incident' at 16.51 today.
The man, a worker at the site, is currently at the University Hospital of Wales, where his condition is described as critical.