Association of German Engineers Code of Ethics - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics

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1. Responsibilities

  1. Engineers are responsible for their professional actions and the resulting outcomes. According to professional standards, they fulfill their tasks as they correspond to their competencies and qualifications. Engineers perform these tasks and actions carrying both individual and shared responsibilities.
  2. Engineers are responsible for their actions to the engineering community, to political and societal institutions as well as to their employers, customers, and technology users.
  3. Engineers know the relevant laws and regulations of their countries. They honor them insofar as they do not contradict universal ethical principles. They are committed to applying them in their professional environment. Beyond such application they invest their professional and critical competencies into improving and developing further these laws and regulations.
  4. Engineers are committed to developing sensible technology and technical solutions. They accept responsibility for quality, reliability, and safety of new technical products and processes. Their responsibilities include technical documentation...

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