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Ethics
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Ethics Defined
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• Ethics is defined as a set of rules or
standards governing the conduct of a
person or the members of a profession.
• Applied ethics is a discipline of
philosophy that attempts to apply ethical
theory to real life situations.
• Usually, applied ethics is used to
determine public policy.
Ethics
• Very often situations arise in which
there is conflict between one or more
parties.
• For example an outcome might be good
for industry, but may negatively impact
the governing agency.
Ethics
• As part of more comprehensive
compliance and ethics programs, many
companies have formulated internal
policies pertaining to the ethical conduct
of employers.
Ethics
• To be successful, an ethics policy
should be;
– Given the support of top management
– Explained in writing and orally
– Doable
– Monitored by top management
– Backed up by clearly stated consequences
in the case of disobedience.
– Remain neutral and nonsexist.
Ethics
• Certified Concrete Batchers constantly
are faced with ethical dilemmas.
• An ethical dilemma is a complex
situation that will often involve an
apparent conflict between moral
imperatives. To obey one would result
in transgressing another.
Ethics
• Communication and documentation are
the keys for the Certified Concrete
Batcher to avoid or deal with ethical
conflicts.
Falsification
North Carolina State Law
• Any person who knowingly falsifies any
inspection report or test report required
by the Department of Transportation in
connection with the construction of
highways shall be guilty of a Class H
felony.
NC State Law
• Any person who directs a subordinate
under his direct or indirect supervision
to falsify an inspection report or test
report required by the Department of
Transportation in connection with the
construction of highways shall be guilty
of a Class H Felony.
NC State Law
• Punishment for Class H Felony can
result in 10 years in jail, up to
$10,000.00 in fines, or both.
Federal Law
• Falsification can lead to a $10,000.00
fine, or 5 years prison, or both.
Falsification
• Any determination by the
NCDOT of either a willful or
negligent violation, including an
omission or failure to act, may
result in suspension or
revocation of the Batch
Technician certification.
Falsification
• A negligent violation is defined
as an unintentional act or
omission in which a technician
fails to exercise due care.
• A willful violation is defined as
an intentional act or omission.
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