The Environmental Information Association, with its beginnings as the National Asbestos Council, has spent 25 years at the forefront in providing the environmental industry with the information needed to remain knowledgeable, responsible, and competitive in the environmental health and safety industry.
The Association’s multi-disciplinary membership will collect, generate and disseminate information concerning environmental health hazards to occupants of buildings, industrial sites and other facility operations.
Code of Ethics
Evaluating and controlling the potential health risk resulting from the use of environmental health hazards in buildings and structures is an important task. Members of EIA recognize that their work has a vital impact on both quality of life and life expectancy of all people.
Accordingly, the services provided by the members require honesty, competence and integrity, and must be dedicated to the protection of public health, safety and welfare. In the performance of this work, members of the EIA must perform to standards of professional behavior which require adherence to the highest principles of ethical conduct on behalf of the public, clients, employees and their profession.
Members of the EIA in fulfillment of their professional duties shall, therefore:
- Hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of their employees and the public in the performance of the services.
- Perform services only in areas of their competence.
- Issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner.
- Act in a professional manner for each employer or client as agents or trustees and avoid conflicts of interest
- Build their professional reputation on the merit of their services and not compete unfairly with others.
- Act in such manner as to uphold and enhance the honor, integrity and dignity of the membership.
- Continually strive to enhance the development of safe, effective environmental evaluation and control techniques
- Continue their professional development and encourage the professional development of those they supervise.
- Promote the education of the public concerning safe and acceptable means by which environmental management should be handled.