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The Massachusetts Department of Public Safety's mission is to reduce the risk to life and property by promoting safety in the design, construction, installation, inspection, operation, repair and alteration of boilers, pressure vessels, elevators, buildings, and amusement devices. Additionally, the Department of Public Safety seeks to ensure the safe ingress to and egress from all new and existing buildings for persons withdisabilities as well as promote safety through inspections, licensing, regulatory compliance and implementation of programs for continuing education of all license programs. The Department licenses, certifies, registers or otherwise approves individuals and\or parties involved in a wide variety of disciplines. Educating license holders and others assists with the proper understanding and implementation of all Department regulations and helps reduce the number of complaints received relating to the varied programs.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 140 S. 205A
Amusement Devices
MGL C. 146 S. 81-88
Pipefitters, Sprinklerfitters, Refrigeration
MGL C. 143 S. 62-71
MGL C. 6A S. 18
Establishes Department of Public Safety
MGL C. 22 S. 1-13A
Department of Public Safety Enabling Legislation
MGL C. 111 S. 51,71
Authorizes Department of Public Safety to Issue Certificate of Inspection for Hospitals and Infirmaries
MGL C. 239 S. 4
Public Warehouses
MGL C. 147 S. 57-61
MGL C. 140 S. 180A-18-G
Theatrical Booking Agents and Ticket Resellers
MGL C. 271 S. 7A
Raffles and Bazaars
MGL C. 270 S. 25
Ice Cream Truck Vending


520 CMR 1
Enforcement of Civil Fines
520 CMR 13
Horse and Carriage
520 CMR 14
Excavation and Trench Safety
520 CMR 15
Permitting Ice Cream Truck Vendors
520 CMR 5.0
Amusement Devices
520 CMR 6
521 CMR
Architectural Access Board
522 CMR 1
Board of Boiler Rules
523 CMR
State Athletic Commission
524 CMR
526 CMR
Recreational Tramway Board
528 CMR
Pipefitters, Sprinklerfitters, & Refrigeration technicians
529 CMR 2.0
Boxers' Fund Board
780 CMR
State Building Code
780 CMR 5
Construction Supervisor License