A man has been taken to Christchurch Hospital - after getting his hand stuck in a cheese cutter.

Emergency services were called to the Dairyworks factory on Halswell Junction Road just after 11.

A St John's spokesman says the man was able to be freed from the machine.

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WorkSafe and Police have been notified.