OCC Inquest - Cui 2016

Bureau du coroner en chef

Verdict of Coroner's Jury

Office of the Chief Coroner

The Coroners Act - Province of Ontario


Surname: Cui
Given Name(s): Dong Bin
Age: 47

Held at: 19000 Leslie St.  East Gwillimbury
From: November 28
To: November 29, 2016
By: Dr. Michael Martin, Coroner for Ontario
having been duly sworn/affirmed, have inquired into and determined the following:

Name of deceased: Dong Bin Cui
Date and time of death: March 10th 2013  at 12:02 p.m.
Place of death: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
Cause of death: Complications of blunt head trauma
By what means: Accident

(Original signed by: Foreperson)


The verdict was received on the 16 of December, 2016
Coroner's name: Dr. Michael Martin
(Original signed by coroner)


We, the jury, wish to make the following recommendations:


Inquest into the death of:

Dong Bin Cui


Jury Recommendations

To the Ministry of Labour – Prevention Office:

  1. When by-laws are in place, have authorized personnel from the main builder/site owner take appropriate steps to ensure compliance with such by-laws and regulations 24 hours 7 days a week.
  2. We encourage the Ministry of Labour to conduct frequent inspections and to consider doubling current fines for non-compliance to fall protection.
  3. They should have all workers at heights check each other’s tie-offs for added safety.