The Design of Products, Structures, Machines, Processes and Systems

NSPE Position Statement No. 08-130
Latest Revision: 
July 2018
Sunset Date: 
September 2021
NSPE Contact: 
Committee on Policy and Advocacy
Professional Policy Supported: 
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It is the policy of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) that licensed engineers should be in responsible charge of the engineering design process for products, structures, machines, processes, and systems that can affect the public health, safety, and welfare, NSPE urges that such design processes be accomplished by, or under the direct supervision of, a licensed Professional Engineer.