2. Road to P. Eng (Ir.)
Code of Ethics Questions
As a young engineer, you are instructed by your employer to prepare a bankable report for a prospective project based on the information provided by your employer. You have no access to ascertain the reliability of the information provided. In light of the IEM Regulations on Professional Conduct, how do you advise your employerso that you may complete your assignment with integrity.
1. A member shall inform his employer in writing of any conflict between his personal interestand faithful service to his employer.
2. A member shall at all times take care to ensure that his work and the products of his workconstitute no avoidable danger of death or injury or ill health to any person.
3. A member shall take all reasonable steps to avoid waste of natural resources, damage of the environment and wasteful damage or destruction of the products of human skill and industry.
You are assigned by your employer to prospect an area for an extractable mineral(s). However, in the course of your work, you discover no such object mineral(s) but some other valuable mineral(s) which is your employer is (are) not interested.
On the other hand, the information which you have is of great importance to the adjoining interest. As an engineer can you release the particular information which you have to the other party so that the other valuable mineral(s) may be explored. Please discuss taking into consideration provisions of the IEM Regulations on Professional Conduct .
1. A member shall not improperly disclose any information concerning the business of his employer or of any past employer.
Mr X is a project engineer for a project contracted to Y Company owned by Mr Z. Mr Z tells Mr X that he is ordering the latest...