Ethics in Engineering

We list, here, the "codes of ethics", which many engineers follow.

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
This code was approved in October of 1977.

Code of Ethics of Engineers

The Fundamental Principles

Engineers uphold and advance the integrity, honor, and dignity of the engineering profession by:

    I: using their knowledge and skill for the enhancement of human welfare;
   II: being honest and impartial, and serving with fidelity the publics, their employers;
  III: striving to increase the competence and prestige of the engineering profession; and
   IV: supporting the professional and technical societies of their disciplines.
The Fundamental Canons
    1. Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the 
       publics in the performance of their professional duties.
    2. Engineers shall perform services only in the areas of their competence.
    3. Engineers shall issue public statements only in an objective and 
       truthful manner.
    4. Engineers shall act in professional matters for each employer or
       client as faithful agents of trustees, and shall avoid conflicts
       of interest.
    5. Engineers shall build their professional reputation on the merit
       of their services and shall not compete unfairly with others.
    6. Engineers shall act in such a manner as to uphold and enhance the   
       honor, integrity, and dignity of the profession.
    7. Engineers shall continue their professional development throughout
       their careers and shall provide opportunities fo the professional
       development of those engineers under their supervision.

If you know of any other codes, then please drop us a line.

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