Fundamental Principles of Civil Engineering Ethics

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Civil Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the ______ and shall strive to comply with the principles of sustainable development in the performance of their duties.

public

Civil Engineers shall perform services only in areas of their ______.

competence

Engineers shall, in all matters related to their profession, treat all persons fairly and encourage equitable participation without regard to gender or gender identity, race, national origin, ______, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, or family, marital, or economic status.

ethnicity

Civil Engineers shall issue public statements only in an objective and ______ manner.

truthful

Engineers shall recognize that the lives, safety, health and welfare of the general ______ are dependent upon engineering judgments, decisions and practices incorporated into structures, machines, products, processes and devices.

public

Engineering Ethics is the set of rules and guidelines that engineers adhere to as a moral obligation to their profession and the ______

world

Engineers who adhere to a professional code of ethics promise that when performing their task, they will put the safety of society members ______

first

When ethics are not followed, disaster often occurs; these disasters not only include huge monetary costs and environmental impacts but also often result in the loss of human ______

life

The engineering code of professional ethics demand that engineers be honest in all their dealings, both with the clients and employers, as well as the ______

public

Engineers are guided in their difficult judgments by a code of ethics, which ensures that they select what is morally ______

correct

Test your understanding of the fundamental principles that civil engineers uphold and advance to maintain the integrity, honor, and dignity of their profession. Explore the ethical considerations related to using knowledge and skill for human welfare, honesty, competence, and support for professional societies.

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