The Engineering profession has a set of laws, rules and regulations governing all activities of its practitioners to ensure discipline and uniformity. These laws, rules and regulations are further translated to Code of Conduct and Ethics for all Engineers. All Engineers are expected to adhere and comply fully with the Code of Conduct and Ethics of the profession and defaulters shall be sanctioned appropriately.
Essentially, the Ethics of the Engineering profession is based on the broad principles of trustworthiness, truthfulness, respect of human life and welfare, competence and accountability. All Engineers should always be aware of their paramount responsibilities in the discharge of their duties, bearing in mind that the Engineering profession has a direct impact on the quality of life of the people or community around them.
The Code of Conduct and Ethics document has been carefully compiled to ensure that engineering practice in Nigeria is in line with the world’s best practices, with particular reference to the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) Model Code of Ethics so that all professional activities as well as the engineer’s disposition towards colleagues, clients, the public, service to humanity, etc are done with utmost care and diligence. Download the complete document below to read more.