Code of Ethics

Registered Occupational Hygienists® & Registered Occupational Hygiene Technologists® shall:

  1. Place the health and safety of workers above all other interests in the performance of their professional work.
  2. Direct professional activities toward the protection and improvement of the health, safety, and well-being of all persons.
  3. Make every reasonable effort to protect the environment from adverse effects resulting from the performance of their work.
  4. Perform their work honestly, objectively, and in accordance with currently accepted professional standards.
  5. Respect the privacy of confidential personal, professional, and business information.
  6. Participate only in projects or situations that do not place them in personal or business conflicts of interest. This provision is waived if the principal parties to the ROH®'s or ROHT®'s conflict of interest have given their informed, specifically expressed, consent.
  7. Conduct themselves with integrity.
  8. Maintain a working knowledge of current developments in the profession and a detailed knowledge of areas in which they claim expertise.
  9. Promote activities that advance and disseminate occupational hygiene knowledge.
  10. Co-operate with the directors of the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists in administering this Code of Ethics. Adopted June 19, 1992