Best Practices

The following best practices are provided for the benefit of members. The tools should help to ensure quality surveys and practice. They are starting points and are for consideration only. 

All information is provided in good faith, however the AOLS makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any of this information.

Under no circumstances shall the AOLS have any liability to you for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of this information or any reliance on any information provided in these best practices. Your use and your reliance on any information contained here is solely at your risk.

Suggested Best Practices for A Surveyor on Construction Projects
DRAFT Business Practices
Digital Plan (CAD) Release Considerations
Topographic Surveys Guide

Professional Standards ChecklistThis checklist deals with various components of a survey project. The first tab of the spreadsheet includes a master list of checks, while other tabs are specialized to specific products.

Construction Checklist - This checklist is specialized for construction activity.

Professional Oversight Considerations in a Virtual Environment
Business Communications Manual

Sample Business Communication Documents