Code of Ethics for Structural Engineers

Taken from the ASEP website on 23 March 2010.

It shall be considered unprofessional and inconsistent with honorable and dignified bearing for any members of the Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines:

  1. To act for his client or for his employer otherwise than as a faithful agent or trustee.
  2. To accept remuneration for services rendered other than from his client or his employer.
  3. To invite or submit priced proposals under conditions that constitute price competition for professional services.
  4. To attempt to supplant another engineer in a particular engagement after definite steps have been taken toward his employment.
  5. To attemtpt to injure, flasely or maliciously, the professional reputation, business, or employment position of another engineer.
  6. To review the work of another engineer for same client, except with the knowledge of engineer, unless such engineer's engagement on the work which is subject to review has been terminated.
  7. To advertise engineering services in self-laudatory language, or in any other manner derogatory to the dignity of the profession.
  8. To use the advantages of the salaried position to compete unfairly with other engineers.
  9. To exert undue influence or to other, solicit or accept compensation for the purpose of affecting negotiations for an engineering engagement.
  10. To act in any manner derogatory to the honor, integrity or dignity of the engineering profession.
Adapted from the American Society of Civil Engineers 'Code of Ethics', August 5, 1973.

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