Defending the Public

TitleDefending the Public
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsBoykin, D
JournalProfessional Engineer Magazine
Date PublishedMarch 2012
Publication LanguageEnglish
AbstractNSPE’s Code of Ethics calls on engineers knowledge for the betterment of society. However, the duty to protect the public isn’t always about making decisions that may have life or death consequences. Protecting the public welfare also means that engineers must safeguard the well-being and quality of life in their communities. Engineering ethics experts shared with PE their insights on how engineers can adhere to the highest calling of the profession, to hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public.