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Audit Details Report #: Date of audit: Time in and time out: Number of Auditor Days Used Audit type: Full Initial Full Re-audit Partial Follow-Up Partial Other - Define Announced Semi – announced Unannounced Yes No If no, why not? Time in: Time out:

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Applicable business and other legally required licence numbers: for example. for example. grower Audit results reviewed with site management? Who signed and agreed CAPR (Name and job title) Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 4 . liability insurance Site phone: Site fax: Site e-mail: Products/Activities at site. garment manufacture. electricals. toys.

This report provides a summary of the findings and other applicable information found/gathered during the social audit conducted on the above date only and does not officially confirm or certify compliance with any legal regulations or industry standards.C.B. to apply that provision which affords the greater protection. The provisions of this Code constitute minimum and not maximum standards and this Code should not be used to prevent companies from exceeding these standards.D will not be audited in such depth or scope. during or post-audit.Audit Scope Local Law (Please state legal requirement) Standard work week (total hours): Maximum allowed overtime hours (per day. The additional elements A. but the audit process will still highlight any specific issues. Companies applying this Code are expected to comply with national and other applicable laws and where the provisions of law and this Code address the same subject. The social audit process requires that information be gathered and considered from records review. Release permission must be provided by the owner prior to release to any third parties. week. please detail which base code items were used): A: Entitlement to Work and Immigration B: Sub-Contracting and Homeworking Additional Requirements C: Environment Note: The main focus of this ethical audit is on the ETI Base Code and local law. The ownership of this report remains with the party who has paid for the audit. The audit process is a sampling exercise only and does not guarantee that the audited site prior. are in full compliance with the Code being audited against. month): Minimum work age: Minimum wage for standard hours: Minimum overtime wage: Audit Scope (Please select the code and additional requirements that were audited against during this audit) ETI Base Code (if partial audit. More information is gathered during the social audit process than is provided here. worker interviews. Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 5 . management interviews and visual observation.

Non-Compliance Table Area of Non-Conformity (Only check box when there is a nonconformity) Issue ETI Base Cod e 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 8A 9 A B Management systems and code implementation Employment Freely Chosen Freedom of Association Safety and Hygienic Conditions Child Labour Wages and Benefits Working Hours Discrimination Regular Employment Sub-Contracting and Homeworking Harsh or Inhumane Treatment Entitlement to Work Environment Local Law Additional Elem ents Rating (Currently only to be completed as a specific client requirement) Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 6 .

main equipment used) Attitude of workers: (Include their attitude to management. number of production lines. main operations. workplace and the interview process. and audit process. location. Both positive and negative information should be included) Note: Do not document any information that could put workers at risk Attitude of managers: (Include attitude to audit. structure. Both positive and negative information should be included) Summary of main findings: (positive and negative) Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 7 . number of buildings) Site function: Agent Factory Processing/Manufacturer Finished Product Supplier Grower Homeworker Labour Provider Pack House Primary Producer Service Provider Sub-Contractor Senior management Yes Yes Yes No No No Worker representatives/ Union representatives Yes Yes Yes No No No Month(s) of peak season: (if applicable) Process overview: (Include products being produced.Audit Overview Audit Overview Audit attendance Present at the opening meeting? Present at the audit? Present at the closing meeting? If Worker/Union Representatives not present please explain reasons why Site description: (Include size. age.

are wages paid for standard hours below or above the legal minimum? % of piece rate workers: (if applicable) Combined hours (regular and overtime) over 60 per week found? Are the correct overtime premiums paid? Is there any night production work at the site? % of workers living in site provided accommodation (if applicable): Age of youngest worker found: Workers under 18 subject to hazardous work assignments? What form of worker representation is there on site? Are there any External Processes? Yes No Union (name) Worker Committee Other (specify) Sub-Contracting Homeworking Other External Process (detail) Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Poor record keeping Isolated incident Repeated occurrence %age %age %age Below legal minimum Meet Above Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 8 .Key Information Key Information Do all workers (including migrant workers) have contracts of employment? Were appropriate records available to verify hours of work and wages? Were any inconsistencies found? (if yes describe nature) For the lowest paid production worker.

is there a contract with the agency? Provide details of agencies and contractual arrangements Percentage of migrant workers in company provided accommodation: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 9 .Worker Analysis Worker Analysis Local Permanent Worker numbers – male Worker numbers – female Total Total Workers at this Site: Number of Workers interviewed Temporary Agency Permanent Migrant Temporary Agency Homeworkers Migrant Workers: Originating Locations/Countries: Work undertaken by migrant workers: Were migrant workers recruited through an agency? If yes.

Audit Results by Clause 0: Management systems and code implementation : 0. where reasonably practicable. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 10 .1 Suppliers are expected to implement and maintain systems for delivering compliance to this Code. 0. 0.3 Suppliers are expected to communicate this Code to all employees and to their suppliers. 0. extend the principles of this ethical code through their supply chain.4 Suppliers should.2 Suppliers shall appoint a senior member of management who shall be responsible for compliance with the Code.

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1 There is no forced.2 Workers are not required to lodge “deposits” or their identity papers with their employer and are free to leave their employer after reasonable notice. bonded or involuntary prison labour. 1.1: Employment is Freely Chosen ETI 1. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Good Examples observed: Description of Good Example ( GE) Objective evidence observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 12 .

without distinction.2 The employer adopts an open attitude towards the activities of trade unions and their organisational activities. 2. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 13 .2: Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining are Respected ETI 2. the employer facilitates.1 Workers. the development of parallel means for independent and free association and bargaining. have the right to join or form trade unions of their own choosing and to bargain collectively.3 Workers’ representatives are not discriminated against and have access to carry out their representative functions in the workplace. 2.4 Where the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining is restricted under law. and does not hinder. 2.

if applicable: If no union what is parallel means of consultation with workers? The percentage of workers at the site covered by collective bargaining with one or more recognised trade unions The percentage of workers at the site covered by negotiation with workers’ representatives who are NOT members of one or more recognised trade unions Does the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) include rates of pay Yes No Good Examples observed: Description of Good Example ( GE) Objective evidence observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 14 .Name of union and union representative.

the causes of hazards inherent in the working environment. sanitary facilities for food storage shall be provided. 3.1 A safe and hygienic working environment shall be provided.2 Workers shall receive regular and recorded health and safety training. where provided. Adequate steps shall be taken to prevent accidents and injury to health arising out of. 3. 3.4 Accommodation. shall be clean. and.3 Access to clean toilet facilities and to potable water. bearing in mind the prevailing knowledge of the industry and of any specific hazards. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 15 . and such training shall be repeated for new or reassigned workers. if appropriate.5 The company observing the code shall assign responsibility for health and safety to a senior management representative. so far as is reasonably practicable. safe and meet the basic needs of the workers. by minimising. 3. associated with. or occurring in the course of work.3: Working Conditions are Safe and Hygienic ETI 3.

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4.1 There shall be no new recruitment of child labour. 4.2 Companies shall develop or participate in and contribute to policies and programmes which provide for the transition of any child found to be performing child labour to enable her or him to attend and remain in quality education until no longer a child. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 17 . 4.4 These policies and procedures shall conform to the provisions of the relevant ILO Standards.4: Child Labour Shall Not Be Used ETI 4.3 Children and young persons under 18 shall not be employed at night or in hazardous conditions.

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national legal standards or industry benchmark standards.2 All workers shall be provided with written and understandable information about their employment conditions in respect of wages before they enter employment and about the particulars of their wages for the pay period concerned each time that they are paid. whichever is higher. at a minimum.3 Deductions from wages as a disciplinary measure shall not be permitted nor shall any deductions from wages not provided for by national law be permitted without the expressed permission of the worker concerned.5: Living Wages are Paid ETI 5. 5. 5. All disciplinary measures should be recorded. In any event wages should always be enough to meet basic needs and to provide some discretionary income. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 19 .1 Wages and benefits paid for a standard working week meet.

and have all of these been made: Industry norm for this region: Legal overtime premium for weekdays: Legal overtime premium for rest days: Legal overtime premium for holidays: Were collective bargaining agreements reached on the wages stated below? Yes No Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 20 .Good Examples observed: Description of Good Example ( GE) Objective Evidence Observed: Wages analysis: Sample size (number of wages checked and which weeks or months): Legal minimum wage for standard time: What deductions are required by law.

Select one worker’s records from each “Worker Type” and populate the boxes: Pay period (pm/week) Employee identification/ Staff ID#/Dept Employee Gender Contract monthly/daily Regular working hours Regular work pay rate Regular day overtime (hour) Regular day overtime (wage) Rest day overtime (hour) Rest day overtime (wage) Statutory Holiday overtime (hour) Statutory holiday OT (wage) Total overtime hours Incentives/Bonus/ Allowances etc. Gross wages Social insurance and other deductions Actual wage paid after deduction Comments: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 21 . or are of the same ‘Worker type’. Also many farms in SA use a combination of piece and hourly rate which is impossible to capture on this form.Worker Type Process Operator (Highest paid) Process Operator (Average paid) Process Operator (Lowest paid) This is not so relevant in farms where most workers are paid the same.

Contracted overtime premium for… Weekdays: Rest days: Holidays: 2. Average wage paid to operators: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 22 . Actual overtime premium paid in sample for… Weekdays: Rest days: Holidays: 3.(Please state here any specific reasons/circumstances that explain the lowest and highest gross wages) Is there a defined living wage: Yes No (add notes into guidance for auditors) Please specify amount/time period: Yes No Details: Cash Cheque BACS If not explain: Is there evidence that equal rates are being paid for equal work: How are workers paid: 1.

2 In any event.6: Working Hours are not Excessive ETI 6. 6. workers shall not on a regular basis be required to work in excess of 48 hours per week and shall be provided with at least one day off for every seven day period on average. shall not be demanded on a regular basis and shall always be compensated at a premium rate. shall not exceed 12 hours per week.1 Working hours comply with national laws and benchmark industry standards. whichever affords greater protection. Overtime shall be voluntary. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 23 .

Good Examples observed: Description of Good Example ( GE) Objective Evidence Observed: Working hours analysis What timekeeping systems are used: time card etc. Peak seasons: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 24 . Highest basic hours worked: Legal permitted overtime hours: Any local waivers for this site: Comments: (Please state here any specific reasons/circumstances that explain the highest working hours) 1. Sample size checked (number of workers): Legal standard work week (hours): 1. Actual standard work week averaged over sample (hours): 3. Contracted standard work week this site (hours): 2. Range of overtime hours over all workers: (quote highest and lowest) 3. Actual overtime hours: (averaged over sample) 2. Lowest basic hours worked: 4.

religion. access to training. termination or retirement based on race. compensation. disability. union membership or political affiliation.7: No Discrimination is Practiced ETI 7. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Good Examples observed: Description of Good Example ( GE) Objective Evidence Observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 25 . age.1 There is no discrimination in hiring. promotion. marital status. sexual orientation. national origin. gender. caste.

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8: Regular Employment Is Provided ETI 8. or through apprenticeship schemes where there is no real intent to impart skills or provide regular employment. or homeworking arrangements.1 To every extent possible work performed must be on the basis of recognised employment relationship established through national law and practice.2 Obligations to employees under labour or social security laws and regulations arising from the regular employment relationship shall not be avoided through the use of labour-only contracting. nor shall any such obligations be avoided through the excessive use of fixed-term contracts of employment. 8. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 27 . sub-contracting.

Good Examples observed: Description of Good Example ( GE) Objective Evidence Observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 28 .

8A: Sub-Contracting and Homeworking: 8a. relationship with site and what control systems are in place.1 There should be no sub-contracting unless previously agreed with the main client. 8a. How many workers. Note to auditor on homeworking: Report on whether it is direct or via agents.2 Home-working should be properly managed. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Good Examples observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 29 .

number of agents 4. What processes are subcontracted? Summary of homeworking 1. How does site ensure worker hours and pay meet local laws for homeworkers? 6. Is there a site policy on homeworking? 5. Number of subcontractors/agents used 2. If through agents.Description of Good Example ( GE) Objective Evidence Observed: Summary of sub-contracting 1. Is there a site policy on subcontracting? 3. Are written agreements in place for homeworkers that include regular employment? 8. Are full records available at the site? Yes No Yes No Yes No Male: Yes No Female: Total: Yes No If yes. What checks are in place to ensure no child labour is being used and work is safe? 4. Number of homeworkers 2. Are homeworkers employed direct or through agents? 3. summarise details: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 30 . What processes are carried out by homeworkers? 7.

sexual or other harassment and verbal abuse or other forms of intimidation shall be prohibited.1 Physical abuse or discipline.9: No Harsh or Inhumane Treatment is Allowed ETI 9. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Good Examples observed: Description of Good Example ( GE) Objective Evidence Observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 31 . the threat of physical abuse.

must be validated by the supplier for their legal right to work by reviewing original documentation. A4 The supplier shall implement processes to enable adequate control over agencies with regards to the above points and related legislation. A3 Employment agencies must only supply workers registered with them.Other Issue areas: A: Entitlement to Work and Immigration Additional Retailer Specific Elements A1 Only workers with a legal right to work shall be employed or used by the supplier. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Good examples observed: Description of Good Example ( GE) Objective Evidence Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 32 . including employment agency staff. A2 All workers.

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B. Evidence of Compliance and Current Status Non-compliance: Description of non-compliance: Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Observation Description of observation Local law or ETI requirement: Recommended corrective action: Objective evidence observed: Good examples observed: Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 34 . as a minimum. comply with the requirements of local and international laws and regulations.2 The supplier shall be aware of and comply with their end clients’ environmental requirements.Other issue areas B : Environment B.1 Suppliers shall seek to make continuous improvements in their environmental performance and.

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what was the attitude of the workers towards their workplace? What was the most common worker complaint? What did the workers like the most about working at this site? Any additional comment(s) regarding interviews: Agency Workers (workers sourced from a local agent who are not directly paid by the site) Number of agencies used (average): Were agency workers’ age/pay/hours included within scope of this audit And names if available: Yes No Male: Male: Yes No Female: Female: Yes No Yes No Favourable Non-favourable Indifferent Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 36 .Worker Interview Summary Worker Interview Summary Were workers aware of the audit? Were workers aware of the code? Number of group interviews Number of individual interviews Number of interviewed workers Interviews were done in private and the confidentiality of the interview process was communicated to the workers? In general.

HIV programme. for example.Other findings Other Findings Outside the Scope of the Audit Community Benefits (Please list below any specific community benefits that the site management stated that they were involved in. sports facilities) Audit company: Audit company Report reference: Report reference Date: 00/00/00 37 . education.

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