A 17-year-old boy has died after a "workplace accident" in Bury. 

Police were called to business premises this morning, Thursday, on Tile Street, outside the town centre, to a concern for welfare. 

Emergency services made efforts to save him, but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Two men, aged 41 and 36, have been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter. 

The 41-year-old has also been arrested on suspicion of driving offences. 

A Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: "At around 10.10am today, February 8, officers were called to reports of concerns for welfare at a business premises on Tile Street, Bury.

"It was established that a 17-year-old boy was involved in a workplace accident and despite the best efforts of emergency services, he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. 

"A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences and gross negligence manslaughter and a 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter.

"A joint investigation between GMP Bury CID and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been launched to make enquiries into the circumstances that led to the boy’s death.

"Enquiries are ongoing at this stage." 

RECAP: Police sent to town centre industrial estate

A North West Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "Paramedics attended an incident at 10.04am this morning (Thursday). 

"Resources were sent, but no one was taken to hospital." 

HSE inspector Lisa Bailey said: “We are aware of an incident and currently making enquiries alongside Greater Manchester Police.”

Police were on a premises on the industrial estate with CSI officers seen taking photos.