Civil engineers must, as stated in the preamble to the ASCE Code of Ethics, “conduct themselves with integrity and professionalism, and above all else protect and advance the health, safety, and welfare of the public through the practice of civil engineering.”
Hypothetical situations allow for deep exploration of the ASCE Code of Ethics.
A zero-tolerance stance is crucial.
Many seem to be cynical these days about the idea of a better tomorrow. On the other hand, giving in to the woes of the world is not a mindset I can ever accept.
Employers must communicate the importance of safety and ethics.
ASCE branch treasurer makes unexplained purchases during his tenure.
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A member fails to keep his distance.
A failure to disclose doesn’t always lead to negative repercussions.
They deserve the right of due recognition for their professional achievements
Be sure to let your employer know about your side hustle.
Kush A. Vashee, P.E., CAPM, ENV SP, LEED Green Assoc., M.ASCE, advises younger engineers to adopt a growth mindset and practice empathy.