Ethics Policy

As an engineer I have chosen to adopt a professional code of ethics. My statement has been adapted from the WFEO model code of ethics.

In the course of engineering practise, I will endeavour to:

  1. Demonstrate Integrity
    1. Refrain from fraudulent, corrupt or criminal practices
    2. Be objective and truthful
    3. Practise fairly and with good faith towards clients, colleagues and others
  2. Practise Competently
    1. Practise in a careful and diligent manner in accordance with my areas of competence
    2. Practise in accordance with accepted engineering practices, standards and codes
    3. Maintain and strive to enhance the body of knowledge in which I practise
  3. Exercise Leadership
    1. Practise so as to enhance the quality of life in society
    2. Strive to contribute to the advancement of the body of knowledge within which I practise, and to the profession in general
    3. Foster the public’s understanding of technical issues and the role of engineering
  4. Protect the Natural and Built Environment
    1. Create and implement engineering solutions for a sustainable future
    2. Be mindful of the economic, societal and environmental consequences of actions or projects
    3. Promote and protect the health, safety and well being of the community and the environment