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Ethics by S.Arunachalam A.P./E.E.E St.

Joseph's Chennai

Roles & Limitations

CODE OF ETHICS

Ethics by S.Arunachalam A.P./E.E.E St.Joseph's Chennai

National Society of Professional Engineers

CODE OF ETHICS FOR ENGINEERS

Ethics by S.Arunachalam A.P./E.E.E St.Joseph's Chennai

FUNDAMENTAL CANONS
• Hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public in the performance of their professional duties. • Perform service only in areas of competence. • Issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner. • Act in professional matters for each employer or client as faithful agents or trustees. • Avoid deceptive acts in the solicitation of professional employment

Engineers in fulfillment of their professional duties, shall:

Ethics by S.Arunachalam A.P./E.E.E St.Joseph's Chennai

ROLES OF CODES

Ethics by S.Arunachalam A.P./E.E.E St.Joseph's Chennai

ROLES OF CODES
Inspiration and guidance
Education and Mutual Understanding Support

Deterrence and Discipline

Contribution to profession’s public image Promoting Business interests

Protecting the status quo

Ethics by S.Arunachalam A.P./E.E.E St.Joseph's Chennai

LIMITATION OF CODES

Ethics by S.Arunachalam A.P./E.E.E St.Joseph's Chennai

LIMITATIONS OF CODES
Codes are restricted to general and vague wording. Code is not applicable in every instance.
Different entries in codes come in conflict with each other.

Cannot serve as final authority for professional conduct.
Existence of separate codes for different professional engineering societies.