Code of Conduct

Sassda members shall at all times

  • Preserve the honour, integrity and good name of the Stainless Steel industry
  • Display professionalism, competence and ethics in terms of all actions and business dealings and prevent any harmful business practices
  • Treat clients, associates and suppliers with fairness, respect and courtesy and foster good relations
  • Protect the interest and confidentiality of their clients and suppliers with specific reference to disclosure of information regarding business affairs, trading secrets, technical methods and processes
  • Obey the laws of the land and observe accepted customs, codes and business practices
  • Timeously bring all cases of unethical conduct to the attention of the Association
  • Act in the interests of the public and the community at large by actively contributing to public health and safety and to the protection of the environment
  • Participate in Sassda affairs and programmes and where possible contribute to the upliftment of the industry in terms of technology, education and training.

No Sassda member shall

  • Deny services to anyone on grounds of race, creed, gender or country of natural origin
  • Form front companies or close corporations for the purpose of avoiding disclosure
  • Infringe patents, copyrights or other trade devices
  • Allow or tolerate undue disclosure to the media
  • Knowingly misrepresent facts or make false statements either verbally or in writing, or prepare false books or statements of account
  • Prematurely destroy records, calculations or similar pertinent information
  • Offer or accept undue inducements or gifts to secure business
  • Sassda members accept the authority of the Main Committee of Sassda in handling disciplinary measures that arise from breach of this Code of Conduct

Should you be interested in joining Sassda, contact Callum Sutherland or call (011) 883 0119