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Added02/16/2006

Updated01/15/2016

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Authoring Institution (obsolete) Texas A&M University
Year 1995
Publisher provided Keywords Assessment C Case Cases Discipline: ENGINEERING ethical General Historical issues Materials negligence professional professional responsibility PUBLIC recklessness Reference RESPONSIBILITY RISK risks safety Setting: Type:
Publisher National Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Language English
  • Added01/26/2018

    Safety involves freedom from danger. The term safety is often used loosely and without particular specification. A home may be thought of as safe for some residents and not others. Similarly, a workplace or other organizational setting may be safe for some employees, etc., and not others. A ...

    Author(s) Rachelle Hollander
    Authoring Institution Online Ethics Center
    Year 2016
  • Added01/25/2018

    Public well-being can be thought to consist of outcomes that promote well-being or benefits for society at large. To better delineate this notion, a useful starting point is the video on the OEC titled “ New Tools for Science Policy – Public Value Mapping .” This video ...

    Author(s) Rachelle Hollander
    Authoring Institution Online Ethics Center
    Year 2017
  • Added01/19/2018

    That which is done or communicated in trust is confidential. Confidential information is information entrusted to another. The implication is that, for some reason, such as personal privacy or competitive advantage, the person entrusting this information does not wish others to know. Thus ...

    Author(s) Kelly Laas
    Authoring Institution Online Ethics Center
    Year 2017
  • Added12/16/2016

    Updated12/16/2016

    Much law and public policy today call on expertise in order to justify their requirements. In the context of decision making for instance, environmental and public health law and policy cite scientific and technical findings to back up their positions concerning regulations about risk.  ...

    Author(s) Rachelle Hollander
    Authoring Institution Online Ethics Center
    Year 2016
  • Added12/15/2016

    Updated12/15/2016

    In general, when people ask whether a person, group, or organization has acted in a socially responsible manner, they are asking whether it has met expectations for behavior that will benefit society at large. The phrase “social responsibility” holds individuals, social groups or ...

    Author(s) Rachelle Hollander
    Authoring Institution Online Ethics Center
    Year 2016
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