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  • Promotion of a rich intellectual, social, cultural and ethical learning styled environment. This implies that teaching and learning at the Institute of Safety Officers contributes to the promotion of all forms of knowledge attained and acquired, respect creativity, and promote research.

 

  • Endorsement of the underlying principles of a just society, founded on human dignity, freedom, equity, respect for religious freedom, freedom of speech and expression, and tolerance for the ideas of others.

 

  • We are honest in ALL our business dealings & we will strive to honour our commitments towards improving our training needs and skills transformation and also addressing the imbalances of past Safety Officers and Proffessionals/ Practitioners nationally and internationally. 

 

  • We will strive to communicate in an open, frank and direct way, face to face, regularly challenging our thinking to ensure we are creative in our business approach.

 

  •  We will strive to act in a manner free of bias with regard to religion, ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. 

 

  • Be honest, fair, and impartial; acting with responsibility and integrity.  We will adhere to highest standards of ethical conduct and behavior with balanced care for the interests of the learners/ students; staff; clients, colleagues and the safety profession.

 

  • To prevent malicious conduct or practice which is likely to discredit the Institute of Safety Officers or other safety organisations or associations nationally or internationally; or to deceive the public or learners.

 

  • We will manage and make decisions with facts. Our priority is to focus on safety officers training needs; or the lack thereof; and skills development of all safety officers; professionals/ practitioners and the transfer of those skills into a safe execution and completion of all tasks in the workplace.

 

  •  Achieve and maintain applied competency whilst in the practice and employment of occupational safety profession.

 

  • Not to bring the Institute of Safety Officers profession into any disrepute and disarray.  

 

  • Conduct their professional relations with the highest standards of integrity and avoid compromise of their professional judgment by conflict of interest.

 

  • Successful candidates shall, in their execution of their professional duties; sustain and advance the integrity, honor, and prestige of the occupational health safety profession by adherence to these standards.

 

  • Avoid conflicts of interest and compromise of professional misconduct. To treat all safety officers; learners; clients; staff; colleagues in a professional and ethical manner

 

  • To maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive safety information eg: disclosure of medical history etc.

 

  • A sense of humour is important to us: However we take our work & our clients; customers; learners very seriously.

 

  • Avoid deceptive acts which could falsify or misrepresent their academic or professional qualifications.  Not misrepresent or exaggerate their degree of responsibility in execution of their duties

 

  •  Seek opportunities to be of constructive service in civic and public affairs and work for the advancement of the Institute of Safety Officers and well-being of their community and their profession by sharing their knowledge and skills.

 

  • Improve knowledge and skills through training, education and networking.

 

  • Protect people; animals; property and the environment through the application of state-of-the-art knowledge.