Lec 11 - University of California, Berkeley Engineering 124...

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University of California, Berkeley Professor Kastenberg Engineering 124 Impacts of Technology on Society Engineering 124 Lecture 11 Feb. 22, 2007 NSPE Code of Ethics for Engineers Engineers in the fulfillment of their professional duties, shall: 1. Hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public Civil Engineers added for the protection of the environment 2. Perform services only in areas of their competence 3. Issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner 4. Act for each employer or client as faithful agents or trustees 5. Avoid Deceptive acts 6. Conduct themselves honorably, responsible, ethically and lawfully so as to enhance the honor reputation, and usefulness of the profession What is Risk? o Risk 1. Possibility of loss or injury 2. A dangerous element or factor 3. The chance of loss 4. A person or thing that is specified hazard o Safe 1. Free from harm or risk 2. Secure from treat of danger, harm, or loss 3. Affording safety from danger o Lately moved from safe to risk Keep the risk to a minimum Everything poses some sort of risk o Risk Analysis Has Become an Important Tool Remediation of Superfund sites Assessing space missions
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course E 124 taught by Professor Kastenberg during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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