The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI®) promotes a high standard of professionalism, business ethics and inspection procedures. InterNACHI® members subscribe to the following Code of Ethics in the course of their business.
The American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST) is a nonprofit, professional organization whose members are dedicated to the highest standard of excellence and ethical performance of radon measurement, radon mitigation and transfer of radon information for the benefit of members, consumers and the public at large.
These principles are intended to aid members of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists
(AARST), individually and collectively, in maintaining a professional level of ethical conduct. Members should recognize
this standard as a set of dynamic principles guiding their business conduct. It is a guideline for professional responsibility
by which they may determine the propriety of their conduct in relationships with colleagues, with members of other
professions, and with the public. Any member found in breach of this Code is subject to disciplinary action, which may
include expulsion. This is a living document and, as such, shall be reviewed for content and applicability by the AARST
Ethics Committee on an annual basis.
1. Members shall never knowingly mislead anyone, and shall have due regard for the safety and health of those who may
be affected by the work for which members are responsible.
2. Members shall promote interest in and understanding of radon by the public, and shall not make untrue, false,
deceptive or exaggerated statements regarding radon. Statements regarding radon by members shall have sound
scientific basis. Inaccurate statements concerning radon and radiation, when discovered, shall be clarified as soon as
3. Members will not falsely or maliciously injure the professional reputation of anyone.
1. Members shall only provide services and products in accordance with the Code and in accordance with provisions of
AARST National Radon Standards and applicable laws. Where the service and product being provided is not addressed
by AARST National Radon Standards and/or where federal, state or municipal laws, regulations, or codes conflict with
AARST National Radon Standards, the law, code or regulation shall supersede the standards.
2. Members shall not attempt to practice in any field in which they are not proficient. When required by law, members shall
be appropriately licensed or certified.
3. Members shall strive to improve their knowledge and skills, and shall endeavor to extend the effectiveness of the radon
profession by sharing information and experience with others, and by contributing to the work of professional associations
and the scientific and academic community.
1. Members shall strive for the highest standard of integrity and fairness. Members shall take care that credit for work is
given to those to whom credit is properly due.
2. Members shall protect the sources of confidential communications, provided that such protection is not itself unethical
3. Members shall not engage in unlawful activities. Members shall not accept compensation, financial or otherwise, from
more than one interested party for the same service, or for services pertaining to the same work, without the consent of all