Professional Ethics AIA HSW
Engineering and surveying profession is considered to be of vital importance to the safety, health and welfare of the public. In order to serve the public effectively and ensure the well-being of the society, professional engineers or surveyors must not only possess and maintain a high level of technical expertise and competence, but also perform under the standard of professional conduct with adherence to the highest ethical principles. The ethical principles governing each profession are embodied in codes of ethics. Such codes have been adopted by state boards of registration, professional engineering societies and even by some private industries.
the conclusion of this one-hour course, the student will be familiar with
be familiar with
In this lesson, you will be asked to study
of Ethics for Engineers by the National Society of Professional Engineers
(NSPE) and the Surveyors
Creed and Canons by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). The fundamental principles of conduct of engineers and surveyor include
truth, honesty, impartiality, fairness, equity and trustworthiness in their
service to the society which is holding engineering professions accountable
for decisions that affects quality of life. Those decisions shall be based on
technical, societal, cultural, economic, environmental, moral, legal and safety
considerations. The NSPE Code of Ethics for Engineers and the NSPS Surveyors
Creed and Canons are designed to provide positive stimulus for ethical conduct
as well as helpful guidance and advice concerning the primary and basic obligations
of practicing engineers and surveyors.
Please click on the following link to view , save or print the document for your study:
Code of Ethics for Engineers at NSPE website
Surveyors Creed and Canons at NSPS website
No other course materials are provided or required for this course.
Selected Codes of Ethics for Engineers:
Institute of Chemical Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Delaware Board of Registration for Professional Land Surveyors
Canadian Council of Land Surveyors
Related Websites or Web Pages for Additional Information:
Institute for Engineering Ethics
Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science
Once you finish studying the above Code of Ethics for Engineers, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.