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by: Seth Mosciski


Seth Mosciski
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Seth Mosciski on Saturday September 19, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to SUR 4430 at University of Florida taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see /class/207064/sur-4430-university-of-florida in Surveying & Related Areas at University of Florida.

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Date Created: 09/19/15
Ethics Rules of human interaction Do s and don ts Each peer group 7 students faculty surveyors etc have mutual expectations of behavior among group members These are ethics Professional ethics 7 each professional surveyor expects the others to do certain things The goal is to enhance the public trust reputation and image of all surveyors List of some surveying ethics advertising discrete not self laudatory State law or even Society codes of ethics can t stop a person from doing it but the quotethicquot is still there 2 personal conduct 7 a dress 7 suit tie Professional dress is much different than worker dress b language 7 language that will earn the public39s respect 3 business conduct a office 7 reception area background music chairs receptionist as if you39re saying that something important is happening here 4 personal statements a don t cut down other surveyors in public newspapers radiotv b don t talk without full information of the subject 5 professional negotiations a QBS qualification based selection b No bidding c Service above money no con icts of interest No gratuities and gifts truthfulness in all reports and maps ethically practice within the area of expertise confidential professionalclient relationship 7 keep communication private 509080 NationalState Review of Sources for Ethics Studies Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science httponlineethicsorg Larry Greene a North Carolina surveyor and former board member maintains this site listing surveying and engineering ethics from many organizations This site is supported by NCEES Pick Contents of the OEC online ethics center Codes of Ethics Review several of these to gain appreciation for the interest in this subject Land Surveyor Reference Page www1srpcom This site lists laws and rules for each state these are not ethics but many ethical concepts nd their way into regulation Surveyor39s Creed and Cannon 7 published by the NSPS wwwnspsmoorg Surveyor39s Creed and Canons As a Professional Surveyor I dedicate my professional knowledge and skills to the advancement and betterment of human welfare I pledge To give the utmost of performance To participate in none but honest enterprise To live and work according to the laws of humankind and the highest standards of professional conduct To place service before profit honor and standing ofthe profession before personal advantage and the public welfare above all other considerations In humility and with need for Divine Guidance make this pledge Canon 1 A Professional Surveyor should refrain from conduct that is detrimental to the public Canon 2 A Professional Surveyor should abide by the rules and regulations pertaining to the practice of surveying within the licensing jurisdiction Canon 3 A Professional Surveyor should accept assignments only in one39s area of professional competence and expertise Canon 4 A Professional Surveyor should develop and communicate a professional analysis and opinion without bias or personal interest Canon 5 A Professional Surveyor should maintain the confidential nature ofthe surveyorclient relationship Canon 6 A Professional Surveyor should use care to avoid advertising or solicitation that is misleading or otherwise contrary to the public interest Canon 7 A Professional Surveyor should maintain professional integrity when dealing with members of other professions Education Resources in Surveying Ethics The NCEES sponsored New Mexico State to develop a continuing education course on ethics The course is available form NMSU and also the University of Maine


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