Engineering Division

The Office of Public Safety & Inspections (OPSI) Engineering Division is responsible for the inspection and safe operation of amusement rides, including challenge courses, climbing walls, bungee jumping equipment, large and small inflatables and other amusement devices, horse and carriage vehicles, and recreational tramways. In addition to ensuring compliance with safety laws, rules and regulations, it is the responsibility of OPSI Engineering Division inspectors to examine qualified candidates for licensure as refrigeration technicians, heavy equipment and hoisting operators, sprinkler fitters, and pipefitters. In the event of an incident or accident relating to such devices, equipment or practices, OPSI inspectors may establish an investigation to determine cause and to prosecute violators of relevant laws and/or regulations.

Contact Us


1000 Washington St, Suite 710, Boston, MA 02118
Tewksbury Office, Tewksbury Hospital - Old Anne Sullivan Building
365 East Street , Tewksbury, MA 01876
Springfield Office
1 Armory Street , Building 15, 2nd Floor, Springfield, MA 01102


Boston Office (617) 727-3200

For any and all matters involving licensing, please contact the Boston Office

Tewksbury (978) 513-9660

The Tewksbury Office does not deal with any questions or inquires regarding licensing. For such matters, please contact the Boston Office


If looking for a status update on a license renewal, please put your full OPSI license number, including prefix, in the subject line.

Upcoming Events from Engineering Division