Valid acts of whistleblowing – employees informing on dubious practices in the workplace – is increasingly being viewed in a favourable light, with statutory protection following. Examples of whistleblowing are presented, including education and disaster situations which, being life‐threatening, have immediate perceived value. Provides criteria for valid forms of whistleblowing, the formulation of codes of ethics for whistleblowers, and suggests the way forward for the quality profession, who may be assisted through whistleblowing.
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