Ethics Lecture 2

Of nspe and asce fundamental canons 6 fundamental

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Unformatted text preview: Fundamental Canons, 7 Fundamental NSPE – ASCE ­ Continue their professional development throughout their careers, and shall provide opportunities for the professional development of those engineers under their supervision. Sustainability Sustainability NSPE ­ “Sustainable development” is the challenge of meeting human needs for natural resources, industrial products, energy, food, transportation, shelter, and effective waste management while conserving and protecting environmental quality and the natural resource base essential for future development. ASCE ­ “Sustainable Development is the process of applying natural, human, and economic resources to enhance the safety, welfare, and quality of life for all of the society while maintaining the availability of the remaining natural resources.” “Whistle Blowing” When warranted and justifiable is consistent with code of ethics. Protection of safety, health and welfare of public. Reporting/notifying of violations Conflict of Interest Conflict Items that could or appear to influence engineering judgment or quality of service Working for more than one party on a project, unless all agree is acceptable. Business or personal relationships with other parties to the project (not the client) Bribes, Kickbacks, Gifts, Payments to secure work Professional employment outside of regular work Fair Competition Fair Bribes, Kickbacks and Commissions Negotiate contracts based on competence and qualifications, (doesn’t prevent from giving an estimated cost). Contingent compensation issues Advertising Engineers shall not maliciously or falsely, directly or indirectly, injure the professional reputation, prospects, practice or employment of another engineer or indiscriminately criticize another's work. Other Conduct Other Engineers in private practice shall not review the work of another engineer for the same client, except with the knowledge of such engineer, or unless the connection of such engineer with the work has been terminated Liability – Professional Insurance Competitive Bidding...
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