CODE OF ETHICS
As members of the National
Association for Search and Rescue, we acknowledge and commit to honor to the
best of our ability the following values:
* THAT we have a moral obligation to the missing
or injured and to the agencies,
volunteer organizations and other NASAR members with whom we work. We shall
endeavor to guard their interests honestly and deal with them fairly, wisely and in
efficient, proper manner. We shall behave honestly in all matters, respect privileged
communication, avoid any real or perceived conflicts of interest and deal with others
courteously and politely.
* THAT we shall continuously work to
raise the standards of performance of search and
rescue to the highest attainable levels without regard to race, sex, religion, cultural
background, sexual preference, economic, or social condition in service to humanity.
* THAT we have an obligation to
advance the knowledge and skills of search and
rescue so that we can serve the needs of the missing or injured. We shall strive to
improve our own knowledge and skills; support others by sharing our experiences;
and strive to keep ourselves fully informed of new developments in the profession.
* THAT we shall support the mission
of the National Association for Search and Rescue "... that
others may live", and shall at all times conduct ourselves
in an ethical and prudent
manner worthy of our professions. Our signature below constitutes
our personal affirmation responsibly to
discharge these obligations.
Anderson City Technical Rescue Team