OCC Inquest - Drummond 2015

Bureau du coroner en chef

Verdict of Coroner's Jury

Office of the Chief Coroner

The Coroners Act - Province of Ontario


Surname: Drummond
Given Name(s): Joseph
Age: 30

Held at: 41 Courthouse Square, Brockville
From: May 8
To: May 8, 2015
By: Dr. Gordon Watt, Coroner for Ontario
having been duly sworn/affirmed, have inquired into and determined the following:

Name of deceased: Joseph Drummond
Date and time of death: October 29, 2012
Place of death: 5436 Woods Road, Elizabethtown-Kitley Township
Cause of death: Crush asphyxia
By what means: Accident

(Original signed by: Foreperson)


The verdict was received on the 8 of May, 2015
Coroner's name: Dr. Gordon Watt
(Original signed by coroner)


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


Inquest into the death of:

Joseph Drummond


Jury Recommendations

To Tackaberry Contruction:

Ensure that Ontario Ministry of Labour legislation is followed at all times and that these requirements be enforced by the employer and that all safety protocols are followed.