Code of Conduct
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Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct


Standard Marine & Cargo Survey ( Asia ) Limited employees ( referred to as SMSL 

from hereon ) strictly abide by this “ Code of Conduct ” and associated 

Compliance Principles as published in manuals, procedures, and contracts 

of employment.

 

To assure a clear understanding between each employee and SMSL concerning 

this Code of Conduct, each employee is required as a condition of employment 

to show their acceptance and understanding of this policy on a periodic 

basis by signing this document.

 

The Code of Conduct under which SMSL operate includes the following :

 

1

Survey work shall be carried out in a professional, independent and impartial 

manner.

 

 

2

Survey work shall be carried out honestly, with no influence tolerated 

in respect to any deviation from either approved methods and procedures 

or the reporting of accurate results.

 

 

3

Data, test results and other material facts shall be reported by SMSL in 

good faith and will not be improperly changed. All reports and certificates 

issued by SMSL shall correctly present the actual findings, professional 

opinions or results obtained.

 

 

4

Surveyor shall treat all information received in the course of the provision 

of its services as business confidential to the extent that such 

information is not already published, generally available to third parties 

or otherwise in the public domain.

 

 

5

All work shall be performed in compliance with applicable laws and 

 Company Policies. No employee is authorized, intentionally or by 

disregard of procedure, to violate any legal, environmental, health, or 

safety requirement.

 

 

6

All employees are required to inform management of any condition

 that creates a danger to the environment, poses health and safety 

hazards, or may be a violation of law or ethical conduct. The Company 

provides facilities to enable confidential reporting of such conditions.

 

 

7

All work is subject to periodic audit by trained personnel against 

 applicable laws, regulatory requirements and Company Policies and 

Procedures. Corrective action will be taken in a timely and effective 

manner and will be monitored, tracked and reviewed by Company 

Management.

 

 

8

No reward, gift, or favor in return for, or dependent on, the outcome 

of any work will be accepted and any offer will be reported.

 

 

9

SMSL prohibits

 

 

a)

the offer, giving, or acceptance of a bribe in any form, including kickbacks, 

on any portion of a contract payment,  or

 

 

b)

the use of other routes or channels for provision of improper benefits 

to, or receipt of improper benefits from, customers, agents, 

contractors, suppliers or employees of any such party or government 

officials.

 

 

10

All employees of SMSL shall be free from any conflict of interest. Conflicts 

of interest can include, but are not limited to, ownership or involvement 

in outside interests that could influence or adversely affect the employee's 

performance or the Company's reputation.

 

 

11

While the Company is Customer Focused in providing its service, it will not 

tolerate any breach of Conduct, Law, or Company Policy in order to 

 satisfy Customer requirements, whether stated or implied. Any attempt 

to subvert this policy is to be reported to management either through 

normal channels or the confidential facility.

 

 

12

All employees of SMSL shall

 

 

a)

Conduct marketing (including comparisons with, or references to, 

 competitors, competitors' services or third parties) in a manner that 

is truthful, not deceptive or misleading or likely to mislead, and is 

consistent with applicable laws

 

 

b)

Present itself in a fair manner ensure presentational information, including 

descriptions of SMSL 's network and affiliations, resources employed and 

services provided, is accurate and unambiguous.

 

 

13

Any infraction of the above mentioned policies will subject the employee 

to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.

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