Code of Ethics

Fundamental Principle

  1. I will make primary the protection and safety of people and property.
  2. I will be honest and impartial, and will serve with devotion, my clients and the general public.
  3. I will strive to increase the competence and prestige of the Institute.
  4. I will conduct myself honorably, responsibly, and ethically so as to enhance the honor and the reputation of the Institute and its members.

Relations with Clients

  1. I will act in professional matters as a faithful agent of the client.
  2. I will inform each client of any business connections, interests, or affiliations which might influence my judgment or impair the equitable character of my services.
  3. I will not disclose information concerning the business affairs or technical processes of any present or former client.
  4. I will respect and protect the client’s property.

Relations with Peers

  1. I will endeavor to aid the professional development and advancement of the lightning protection industry.
  2. I will not compete unfairly with others; will extend my friendship and confidence to all Institute members and to those with whom I have a business relationship, without bias toward race, religion, or gender.
  3. I will endeavor to insure the integrity of the Institute’s certification programs.