Code of Ethics

To uphold and advance the honor and dignity of the profession, and in keeping with high standards of ethical conduct I acknowledge that I:

Fundamental Principles

  • Will be honest and impartial, and will serve with devotion my employer, my clients, and the public.

  • Will strive to increase the competence and prestige of the profession.

  • Will use my knowledge and skill for the advancement of human welfare, and in promoting the safety and reliability of products for public use.

  • Will earnestly endeavor to aid the work of the Society.

Relations with the Public

1.1Will do whatever I can to promote the reliability and safety of all products that come within my jurisdiction.

1.2 Will endeavor to extend public knowledge of the work of the Society and its members that relates to the public welfare.

1.3 Will be dignified and modest in explaining my work and merit.

1.4 Will preface any public statements that I may issue by clearly indicating on whose behalf they are made.


Relations with Employers and Clients

2.1 Will act in professional matters as a faithful agent or trustee for each employer or client.

2.2 Will inform each client or employer of any business connections, interests, or affiliations which might

      influence my judgment or impair the equitable character of my services.

2.3 Will indicate to my employer or client the adverse consequences to be expected if my professional judgment

      is overruled.

2.4 Will not disclose information concerning the business affairs or technical processes of any present or

      former employer or client without his consent.

2.5 Will not accept compensation from more than one party for the same service without the consent of all parties.

      If employed, I will engage in supplementary employment of consulting practice only with the consent of

      my employer.

Relations with Peers

3.1 Will take care that credit for the work of others is given to those whom it is due.

3.2 Will endeavor to aid the professional development and advancement of those in my employ or under

      my supervision.

3.3 Will not compete unfairly with others; will extend my friendship and confidence to all associates and those

      with whom I have business relations.