Code of Ethics of Engineers ABET

The Fundamental Principles

Engineers uphold and advance the integrity, honor and dignity of the engineering profession by: using their knowledge and skill for the enhancement of human welfare; being honest and impartial, and serving with fidelity the public, their employers and clients; striving to increase the competence and prestige of the engineering profession; and supporting the professional technical societies of their disciplines.

The Fundamental Canons

  1. Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public 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 or 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 for the professional development of those engineers under their supervision.

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Code of Ethics ASCE

The Fundamental Principles

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

  1. Using their knowledge and skill for the enhancement of human welfare and the environment.
  2. Being honest and impartial and serving with fidelity the public, their employers and clients.
  3. Striving to increase the competence and prestige of the engineering profession; and
  4. Supporting the professional and technical societies of their disciplines.

The Fundamental Canons

  1. Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public and shall strive to comply with the principles of sustainable development in the performance of their professional duties.
  2. Engineers shall perform services only in 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 or 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 engineering profession.
  7. Engineers shall continue their professional development throughout their careers, and shall provide opportunities for the professional development of those engineers under their supervision.

 

Canons of Ethic of Engineers and Surveyors

Professional Ethic Fundamental Principals

In order to maintain and enhance the integrity, honor and dignity of their professions, according to the highest standards of moral conduct and professional ethics, the Engineer and the Surveyor:

They must consider their main function as professionals to serve humanity. Your relationship as a professional and client, and as a professional and employer, should be subject to its fundamental function of promoting the welfare of humanity and protecting the public interest.

They will be honest and impartial and will serve with fidelity in the performance of their professional functions, always maintaining their independence of criteria that constitutes the basis of professionalism.

They will strive to improve the competence and prestige of engineering and surveying.

The Fundamental Canons

  1. Oversee any other consideration for the safety, environment, health and well-being of the community in the execution of their professional responsibilities.
  2. Provide services only in areas of their competencies.
  3. Issue public statements only in a truthful and objective manner.
  4. Act in professional matters for each employer or client as faithful or fiduciary agents, and avoid conflicts of interest or the mere appearance of these, always maintaining the independence of criteria as the basis of professionalism.
  5. Build your professional reputation on the merit of your services and not compete unfairly with others.
  6. Do not commit deceptive acts in the application for employment and in the offer of professional services.
  7. Act with the decorum that sustains and enhances the honor, integrity and dignity of their professions.
  8. Associate only with people or organizations of good reputation.
  9. Continue their professional development throughout their careers and promote opportunities for the professional and ethical development of engineers and surveyors under their supervision.
  10. Conduct and accept professional management only in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and with these Canons.