- 5.01: Display of Certificate of Registration
- 5.02: Supervision of and Responsibility for Practice
- 5.03: Investigation of Practice
5.01: Display of Certificate of Registration
The certificate of registration and seal issued by the Board under M.G.L. c. 112, §§ 81D through 81T to the person, or persons in charge of and responsible for the practice of engineering or land surveying, as defined by the statute, by a firm, co-partnership, corporation or joint stock association shall be prominently displayed, in a place accessible to the public, on any premises where the practice of engineering or land surveying is conducted by a person, firm, co-partnership, corporation or joint stock association. Where more than one copy of the certificate is required for display in several offices, an auto-positive reproduction will be acceptable for such purposes only.
5.02: Supervision and Responsibility for Practice
The practice of engineering or of land surveying by a person, firm, co-partnership, corporation or joint stock association construed to practice or to offer to practice engineering or land surveying shall be under the direct charge and supervision of a person, or persons, holding a valid certificate of registration under the statute and that person, or persons, shall be responsible for the performance of such work in a competent manner to avoid gross negligence or misconduct that could endanger the life, health and safety of the public.
5.03: Investigation of Practice
(1) The Board shall elect a member to be the Investigative Coordinator to coordinate all complaints and investigations of violations of the provisions of the statutes and 250 CMR 5.00.
(2) Any Board member may conduct investigations, including inspection of premises on which the practice of engineering and surveying is being performed to determine violations, provided that the Board member notify, in writing, the Investigative Coordinator or the Chairman if the investigation is by the Investigative Coordinator at least one week prior to such investigation and only subsequent to confirmation that such notification has been received.
(3) After the investigation is conducted, the Board member conducting said investigation shall file a written report thereof within 30 days to the Investigative Coordinator with a copy to the Board.
(4) If any violation is found to exist or has existed, the coordinator shall notify the full Board of the findings. The Board shall then take appropriate action under the provisions of the statutes.
(5) Reports of investigations conducted by the Investigative Unit of the Division of Professional Licensure shall be coordinated in a similar manner by the Investigative Coordinator.
250 CMR 5.00: M.G.L. c. 112, §§ 81D through 81T.