Every day we are faced with making decisions that challenge our ethics as people, alignment with our organizations, and our credibility as EHS professionals. Conflict between ethical behavior and alignment with the interests of our employers can sometimes become quite challenging. This presentation will explore and help provide a guideline for acting in an ethical manner beholden to EHS professionals. Enhance your understanding of ethics, how you can be unwittingly be persuaded into unethical behavior, and retain credibility along the way for an enriched career.
At the end of this class, attendees will be able to accomplish the following:
Demonstrate a general understanding of ethics as they conduct their work in the EHS profession.
Utilize ethical behavior practices that adds to the value of our profession without compromise.
Know how to exercise ethical behavior to professionally manage interdisciplinary relationships.
Class overview and introduction to Ethics
What ethics means
Practices and behavior that depict ethics
Organizational and personal impacts of ethical actions
Principles of Ethics
What EHS professionals should hold paramount
Honesty, fairness and impartiality
Role of integrity and its implications to EHS professional practices
Undertaking of Assignments & Seeking Constructive Opportunities
Undertaking of assignments when qualified
Sharing of knowledge and skill
Working for the advancement of safety
Interdisciplinary Relationships & How to Manage Them
Conduct of professional relations in the highest standards
Acting in a manner without bias regard
Communicating in a non-deceptive, discrete disclosing manner
James Boretti, CSP, President, Boretti, Inc.
With over 30 years of experience, James has an extensive background in the field of Safety & Health. James is currently President of Boretti, Inc., a SHE professional firm that designs, develops and implements safety, health and environmental solutions. He has successfully consulted with a wide range of clients and industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, television, construction and agricultural environments.
James is a frequent speaker for organizations such as the American Society of Safety Engineers. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Regional Vice President of Region 1 for ASSE, a Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Past-President of the Central Valley & Orange County Chapters, Past ARVP of Finance ROC I and past member of the ASSE Finance Committee, and ASSE Instructor for Safety Management I & II.
Jan 18, 2018
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