Code of Ethics
The Purposes of the Erosion & Sediment Control Association of Canada are:
- To educate and qualify ESC professionals throughout Canada;
- To assist in establishing standards across Canada for the certification of Erosion and Sediment control (“ESC”) Professionals;
- To promote the inclusion of ESC standards across Canada in government rules, regulations, procedures and laws,
- To develop Canada wide educational programs and to promote the ESC field throughout Canada;
- To create, maintain and update a registry of ESC professionals across Canada; and
- To do all such other things as are incidental and ancillary to the attainment of the forgoing purposes and the exercise of the powers of the Society.
THEREFORE, this code of Ethical Practice shall govern the professional activities of ALL members Registered with the Erosion & Sediment Control Association of Canada.
Registrants Responsibility to the Public
- Protection of Life, Health, Safety, the Environment and Property through proper education of Erosion and Sediment professionals.
- Help educate the public as to what the Government policies are for Erosion and Sediment Control and to ensure the general public is protected from any potential adverse outcomes.
- Share their knowledge and educate others about the benefits of Erosion and Sediment control.
Registrants Responsibility to Other Members
- Will endeavor to remain current with new technology and theory.
- Will protect the Association and its members from disparagement by promptly reporting unethical or improper behavior of other registrants in writing to the board for review.
- Will promptly report improper use of the Association’s name, acronym, certifications, designations or their abbreviations by other members AND non members to the board for review.