ASQ requires its members and certification holders to conduct themselves ethically by:
I. Being honest and impartial in serving the public, their employers, customers, and clients.
II. Striving to increase the competence and prestige of the quality profession, and
III. Using their knowledge and skill for the enhancement of human welfare.Members and certification holders are required to observe the tenets set forth below:
Relations With the Public
Article 1 – Hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public in the performance of their professional duties.
Relations With Employers, Customers, and Clients
Article 2 – Perform services only in their areas of competence.
Article 3 – Continue their professionaldevelopment throughout their careers and provide opportunities for the professional and ethical development of others.
Article 4 – Act in a professional manner in dealings with ASQ staff and each employer, customer or client.
Article 5 – Act as faithful agents or trustees and avoid conflict of interest and the appearance of conflicts of interest.
Relations With Peers
Article 6 – Build theirprofessional reputation on the merit of their services and not compete unfairly with others.
Article 7 – Assure that credit for the work of others is given to those to whom it is due.
Engineering Code of Ethics
IIE endorses the Canon of Ethics provided by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
The Fundamental Principles
Engineers uphold and advance the integrity, honor anddignity of the engineering profession by:
1. Using their knowledge and skill for the enhancement of human welfare;
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 Canons1. 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 associate only with reputable persons or organizations.
7. Engineers shall continue their professional development throughout their careers and shall provide opportunities for the professional development ofthose engineers under their supervision.
- Visit the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) site to learn more about the Code of Ethics and the accreditation process.
Los principios éticos que los ingenieros es determinar un nivel posible de comportamiento básico. Es esencial que nuestra profesión establezca valores y niveles bases que puedanser alcanzados por todos. Es nuestra obligación que las pautas de responsabilidad ambiental, la salud y la seguridad de las personas, nuestra integridad y la de nuestros clientes sean nuestra prioridad. Debemos promover y mantener la equidad social, la prosperidad económica para todos y la integridad ambiental. Los principios descriptos en este Código deben formar parte de nuestra cultura de laIngeniería.
Todos somos conscientes de que existen diferentes culturas sociales, religiosas, raciales y morales en todo el mundo. Como ingenieros, debemos trabajar en forma conjunta con estas fuerzas diversas, poniendo énfasis en cómo la aplicación de nuestra tecnología puede beneficiar a la sociedad mundial. Como lo establece la introducción de este Modelo de Código, debemos adoptar una...