For the purposes of 452 CMR 8.00 the following definitions will be used:

Corporate Director - a person elected or appointed to sit on a board that manages the affairs of a particular corporation.

Corporate Officer - a person who holds the designated position of president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, etc. for a particular corporation and is so listed in the articles of organization or in the annual report filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

Duly Authorized Rating Organization - for the purposes of 452 CMR 8.00, the duly authorized rating organization shall be the organization recognized pursuant to MGL c. 152, § 52C to fulfill those statutory duties delineated therein or its successor.

Employee - for purposes of 452 CMR 8.00, the definition of employee shall be that indicated in MGL c. 152, § 1(4).

Employer - for purposes of 452 CMR 8.00, the definition of employer shall be that indicated in MGL c. 152, § 1(5).

Fine - a fine shall refer to those fines delineated in MGL c. 152, § 25C.

Insurance Carrier - for purposes of 452 CMR 8.00, an insurance carrier shall refer to an insurer as defined by in MGL c. 152, § 1(7).

Investigator - a person designated by the commissioner of the Division of Industrial Accidents to enforce the provisions of MGL c. 152, § 25A and § 25C.

Stop Work Order (SWO) - a citation issued to a business, organization or other entity that employs persons as defined by MGL c. 152, § 1(5) and has failed to obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage as prescribed by MGL c. 152, § 25A. A Stop Work Order shall be issued by an agent duly authorized by the commissioner of the Division of Industrial Accidents.

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