The NRVIA (National Recreational Vehicle Inspectors Association) creates professional recreational vehicle inspectors through education, testing, and certification. They maintain a strong code of ethics, industry network of support, and continued education.
NRVIA CODE OF ETHICS
The National Recreational Vehicle Inspectors Association maintains a code of ethics and standards for certification. I proudly list them here.
CODE OF ETHICS #1
RV Inspectors shall be objective in their reporting and not knowingly understate or overstate the details and the impact of the findings of any RV inspection.
CODE OF ETHICS #2
RV Inspectors shall perform their inspections and express their opinions (written or verbal) based upon genuine conviction and only within their education, skills, training and experience.
CODE OF ETHICS #3
RV Inspectors shall not disclose any inspection findings, test results or client information without the clients approval. Inspectors may disclose observed hazards that will impact the occupant’s safety and well-being.
CODE OF ETHICS #4
RV Inspectors will not inspect for compensation any Recreational Vehicles in which the Inspector has or expects to have a financial interest in the outcome of the inspection.
CODE OF ETHICS #5
RV Inspectors will not inspect any Recreational Vehicles under any type of compensation, contingent fee or future referrals that is dependent upon the reported findings or on the sale of the unit.
CODE OF ETHICS #6
RV Inspectors will not directly or indirectly compensate any party having a financial interest in the sale, lease or rental of a Recreational Vehicle.
CODE OF ETHICS #7
RV Inspectors will not receive compensation for a RV Inspection from more than one party unless all parties agree to such arrangement.
CODE OF ETHICS #8
RV Inspectors will not accept any type of direct or indirect compensation for recommending service providers, products or other features to parties having an interest in the RV being inspected.
CODE OF ETHICS #9
RV Inspectors shall not repair, service or upgrade for compensation any RV systems or components covered by the NRVIA Standards of Practice for a minimum of 1 year from the RV Inspection date.
CODE OF ETHICS #10
RV Inspectors will avoid activities that may harm the public, discredit themselves or reduce public confidence in the RV Inspection profession.
CODE OF ETHICS #11
RV Inspectors will not market, advertise or promote their RV Inspection services or qualifications in a deceptive, false and misleading way.
CODE OF ETHICS #12
RV Inspectors will make every effort to maintain and improve the professional practice and integrity of the NRVIA membership. Any willful violations of the NRVIA Code of Ethics and Standards of Performance shall be reported to National RV Inspectors Association for review and possible disciplinary actions.