Professional Ethics

 
    1. Code of Ethics of Engineers ABET
       
    2. Code of Ethics ASCE
       
    3. Canones de Etica del Ingeniero y del Agrimensor
 
 

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

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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.

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.
 
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CANONES DE ÉTICA DEL INGENIERO Y DEL AGRIMENSOR

Principios Fundamentales de Ética Profesional

A fin de mantener y enaltecer la integridad, el honor y la dignidad de sus profesiones, de acuerdo a las más altas normas de conducta moral y ética profesional, el Ingeniero y el Agrimensor:

    1. Deberán considerar su principal función como profesionales la de servir a la humanidad. Su relación como profesional y cliente, y como profesional y patrono, deberá estar sujeta a su función fundamental de promover el bienestar de la humanidad y la de proteger el interés público.
       
    2. Serán honestos e imparciales y servirán con fidelidad en el desempeño de sus funciones profesionales, manteniendo siempre su independencia de criterio que constituye la base del profesionalismo.
       
    3. Se esforzarán en mejorar la competencia y el prestigio de la ingeniería y de la agrimensura.

Cánones de Ética Profesional

El Ingeniero y el Agrimensor, en el cumplimiento de sus deberes profesionales, deberán:

CANON 1 Velar por sobre toda otra consideración por la seguridad, el ambiente, la salud y el bienestar de la comunidad en la ejecución de sus responsabilidades profesionales.

CANON 2 Proveer servicios únicamente en áreas de sus competencias.

CANON 3 Emitir declaraciones públicas únicamente en una forma veraz y objetiva.

CANON 4 Actuar en asuntos profesionales para cada patrono o cliente como agentes fieles o fiduciarios, y evitar conflictos de intereses o la mera apariencia de éstos, manteniendo siempre la independencia de criterio como base del profesionalismo.

CANON 5 Edificar su reputación profesional en el mérito de sus servicios y no competir deslealmente con otros.

CANON 6 No incurrir en actos engañosos en la solicitud de empleo y en el ofrecimiento de servicios profesionales.

CANON 7 Actuar con el decoro que sostenga y realce el honor, la integridad y la dignidad de sus profesiones.

CANON 8 Asociarse únicamente con personas u organizaciones de buena reputación.

CANON 9 Continuar su desarrollo profesional a lo largo de sus carreras y promover oportunidades para el desarrollo profesional y ético de los ingenieros y agrimensores bajo su supervisión.

CANON 10 Conducirse y aceptar realizar gestiones profesionales únicamente en conformidad con las leyes y los reglamentos aplicables y con estos Cánones.

 
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