ASSOCIATION CLARIFIES SEALING INSURANCE DOCUMENTS Some Authorities Having Jurisdiction, such as municipalities, have increasingly been asking engineering and geoscience professionals to seal documents that do not contain engineering or geoscience content. Often, these documents are intended to confirm professional liability insurance coverage. The association issued a Member Advisory that clarifies how members should respond if asked to seal documents that do not contain engineering or geoscience content.
The advisory "Sealing Insurance Declarations" is available at egbc.ca/ guidelines . Members may also wish to refer to Quality Management Guidelines— Use of Seal, found at egbc.ca/Quality- Management-Guidelines.
YOU MAY BE COVERED BY SECONDARY PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE Did you know that many engineers and geoscientists across Canada have secondary professional provides this insurance to all members in good standing at participating regulators—including all members of Engineers and Geoscientists BC—as part of their membership. This type of insurance benefits engineers and geoscientists by providing coverage in situations not covered by primary insurance; it also assists in maintaining public safety through features such as whistleblower coverage. Engineers and Geoscientists BC provides the details of this insurance, along with links to Engineers Canada coverage and whistleblower protection, on its website. Visit egbc.ca/secondary- insurance for more information. liability insurance? Engineers Canada videos that explain the nature of this insurance
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