Essay: Engineering ethics in Australia
Engineers in Australia have social and ethical responsibilities, which they should stick to (engineers Australia). Despite the fact that this field lacks autonomic feature that call for its regulations as opposed to others such as medicine, its implications to the overall society are very important thus necessitating proper regulation mechanisms. Many people are always concerned with what technological advancements can do for them forgetting what it is capable of doing to them.
This is proved by the ever-increasing disasters at construction sites and other fields that employ engineering technology. This paper looks into the social and ethical responsibilities that engineers especially in Australia need to have for successful service delivery. The Australian code of ethics on engineers sets the standards describing professional conduct for practice both in Australia and overseas.