Suspected Hazardous Waste

TitleSuspected Hazardous Waste
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC, National Academy of Engineering, OEC, National Society of Professional Engineers, Board of Ethical Review,
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
KeywordsENVIRONMENTAL engineering , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics
AbstractA supervisor instructs a student engineer to withhold information from a client about the suspected nature of waste on the client's property to protect what the supervisor takes to be the client's interest. Includes references to the NSPE Code of Ethics, and a link to the original case brought before NSPE's Board of Ethical Review.
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