OCC Inquest - Jacob 2016

Office of the Chief Coroner

Verdict of Coroner's Jury

Office of the Chief Coroner

The Coroners Act - Province of Ontario


Surname: Jacob
Given Name(s): Manuel Antonio
Age: 38

Held at: Toronto, Ontario
From: March 21
To: March 21, 2016
By: Dr. Reuven Jhirad, Coroner for Ontario
having been duly sworn/affirmed, have inquired into and determined the following:

Name of deceased: Manuel Antonio Jacob
Date and time of death: May 14, 2010 at 1:04 p.m.
Place of death: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
Cause of death: Blunt impact head trauma
By what means: Accident

(Original signed by: Foreperson and Jurors)


The verdict was received on the 21 of March, 2016
Coroner's name: Dr. Reuven Jhirad
(Original signed by coroner)


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


Inquest into the death of:

Manuel Antonio Jacob

Jury Recommendations

To the Ministry of Labour:

Consider the feasibility of implementing legislation to require individual companies to carry out internal proactive site inspections to ensure compliance with Minsitry of Labour safety regulations.