ENGINEERING CODE OF ETHICS
of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and
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 and technical societies
of their disciplines.
The Fundamental Canons
- Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health
and welfare of the public in the performance of their
- Engineers shall perform services only in the areas
of their competence.
- Engineers shall issue public statements only in an
objective and truthful manner.
- Engineers shall act in professional matters for each
employer or client as faithful agents or trustees, and
shall avoid conflicts of interest.
- Engineers shall build their professional reputation
on the merit of their services and shall not compete
unfairly with others.
- Engineers shall associate only with reputable
persons or organizations.
- 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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