Introduction to the EPS

RID’s Ethical Practices System (EPS) seeks to bring accountability to the field of interpreting and is part of the tri-fold approach to establishing the standards RID maintains for its membership. It provides guidance and enforcement to professionalism and conduct while offering a complaint filing and review process to address concerns regarding the ethical decision-making of interpreters.



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Have you ever wondered about consumer protection when it comes to interpreting services?
Where can consumers go if they have a concern about an interpreter’s conduct while on the job?

Please allow me the opportunity to share information with you about the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf’s (RID) ethics enforcement program.  This purpose of the Ethical Practices System (EPS) is to ensure consumer protection, resolve conflict and uphold the standards of