OCC Inquest - Jajko 2017

Bureau du coroner en chef

Verdict of Coroner's Jury

Office of the Chief Coroner

The Coroners Act - Province of Ontario


Surname: Jajko
Given Name(s): Andrew Michael
Age: 22

Held at: Guelph, ON
From: May 23
To: May 25, 2017
By: Dr. John Ewen, Coroner for Ontario
having been duly sworn/affirmed, have inquired into and determined the following:

Name of deceased: Andrew Michael Jajko
Date and time of death: July 3, 2014 at 10:56 a.m.
Place of death: Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, ON
Cause of death: Blunt force head trauma
By what means: Accident

(Original signed by: Foreperson)


The verdict was received on the 25 of May, 2017
Coroner's name: Dr. John Ewen
(Original signed by coroner)


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


Inquest into the death of:

Andrew Michael Jajko


Jury Recommendations

  1. The Ministry of Labour (MOL) shall require all new Site Supervisors to complete mandatory training.
  2. The MOL shall require all existing Site Supervisors to complete mandatory training at intervals as deemed appropriate by the MOL.
  3. The MOL shall require all Site Supervisors to complete mandatory Working at Heights refresher training at intervals as deemed appropriate by the MOL.
  4. The Ontario College of Trades shall direct all licensed Crane Operators to complete mandatory refresher course(s) specifically addressing: hoisting and rigging, crane operation, and material assessment, at intervals as deemed appropriate by the OCOT.