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What is A Social Audit (SA8000)?

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Social Audit (SA8000)?

Social Audit SA8000 is an auditable certification standard that encourages organizations to develop, maintain, and apply socially acceptable practices in the workplace.

Tetra Inspection auditors will visit your vendor’s site to assess its performance in eight areas: child labor, forced labor, health and safety, free association and collective bargaining, discrimination, disciplinary practices, working hours, and compensation.

Social Audit SA8000 checklists provide an extensive assessment of the factory’s social compliance, we recommend conducting a regular assessment on a yearly basis to ensure that your goods are being produced under decent working conditions.

What We Check During a Social Audit

  • Child labor.
  • Forced and compulsory labor.
  • Health and safety.
  • Freedom of association and right to collective bargaining.
  • Discrimination.
  • Disciplinary practices.
  • Working hours.
  • Remuneration.

SA 8000 requires compliance with eight performance criteria as outlined on the Social Accountability International website.

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Why You Need This Service

You need a social audit to:

  • avoid working with unethical factories;
  • ensure you are working with the right partner;
  • assess factory social compliance before placing an order;
  • save time and money by solving problems before shipment;
  • guarantee high customer satisfaction by shipping the right goods;
  • protect your brand and reputation; and
  • monitor your supplier's performance.

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