OCC Inquest - Younas 2016

Bureau du coroner en chef

Verdict of Coroner's Jury

Office of the Chief Coroner

The Coroners Act - Province of Ontario


Surname: Younas
Given Name(s): Junaid
Age: 39

Held at: Toronto, ON
From: January 11
To: January 12, 2016
By: Dr. Roger Skinner, Coroner for Ontario
having been duly sworn/affirmed, have inquired into and determined the following:

Name of deceased: Junaid Younas
Date and time of death: Sept. 10, 2013, 03:10
Place of death: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto
Cause of death: Traumatic brain injury due to fall from height
By what means: Accident

(Original signed by: Foreperson)


The verdict was received on the 12 of January, 2016
Coroner's name: Dr. Roger Skinner
(Original signed by coroner)


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


Inquest into the death of:

Junaid Younas


Jury Recommendations

To the Ministry of  Labour:

  1. Consider the feasibility of a requirement for a competent worker to have safety training and certification in the use of scaffolding and work platforms.