Social Compliance Training with Factory Auditing Issues training centre in Bangladesh


Social Compliance Training with Factory Auditing Issues


Social Compliance it`s a key challenging issues for the modern industry. Today`s buyers expect the suppliers organization must be socially complained. After Rana Plaza incidence, worldwide pressure has been imposed on Bangladesh to fruitful implementation of social compliance in every factory.

In today`s fast changing global market, it is not only the quality of products which cherished the retailers & manufacturers but also the working of the organization wherein the product is produced. Those are equally important to gain and strengthen consumer confidence and to build up more reliable relationship with vendors. In other words, specific social code of conduct that protects the basic human rights of the workforce engaged in the trade is to be respected to satisfy consumers and to add social value to the product. Basic awareness of the social compliance issues helps to understand and monitor the compliance part of it in protecting the image of a particular brand of products.

In order to do so, the reputed & leading market player including garments trade have imposed compulsion on the related factories to achieve those objectives as a condition of the export contact. Even the exports were either withheld or cancelled elsewhere in the event of non-compliance to such issues.

The most important purpose of social compliance training is to stay on the right side of the law. As workplace laws and regulations are constantly evolving, it is even more important to keep up -to -date with ongoing training. Social compliance training is also important in terms of protecting the company over the long-term. Social compliance is aligned with the best practices for an organization, so as this and the requirements for compliance evolve over time, it ensures that businesses are compliant with regulations before they have come into effect.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the training the participants -
 will be able to understand social compliance.
 will be able understand the social compliance audit.
 will be able to understand the International & local social issues.
 will be able understand the roles of social auditor & auditee
 will be able understand the documentation process of social audit
 will be able to understand the organizational requirements of social compliance & it`s audit
 will be able understand the different International Social Standards details
 will be able to understand the factory social compliance issues relates to BLL ‘06
 will be able to understand the International social standard`s audit
 will be able to make corrective & preventive action plan of social audit
 will be able to own activities during social audit
 It (The Training) will develop practical skill to handle social compliance audit
 It will make confident to handle social audit independently



Contents of Training:

Session-01: Introduction to Social Compliance
 General introduction
 The history of social compliance
 Social compliance management process
 Objectives of the social compliance training
 Scenario of social compliance in Bangladesh
 International Social Legislation
 National social legislation
 Importance of social compliance for the factories

Session-02: 8 (eight) Principles of Social Compliance
 Acquaintance of eight social principles
 Importance of eight social principles for the factories
 International recognitions of 8 social principles
 8 social principles as per BLL `06, ILO, SA 8000, SMEAT 4.0 Pillar & BSCI

Session-03: ‘Child Labor`, ‘Forced Labor`
 Compliance obligations as per ILO, SA 8000,BSCI, SMETA 4.0 Pillar
 Requirements of child & forced labor
 Auditor`s view points
 Required preparations for auditee
 Required audit documents as per social standards & BLL ‘06
 Common Nonconformities
 Steps of Corrective actions

Session-04: ‘Non-Discrimination/Human Rights`, ‘Freedom of association & CBA`
 Compliance obligations as per ILO, SA 8000, SMETA 4.00 Pillar
 Requirements of auditor as per standard
 Necessary preparations for auditee
 Required Audit documents
 How & when nonconformities commonly raised?
 How to handle the nonconformities by social auditee?
 Steps of Corrective actions

Session-05: ‘Working Hour`, ‘Disciplinary Procedure`
 Compliance obligations as per BLL `06, ILO, SA 8000, SMETA 4.0 Pillar
 What are auditor looks for?
 What auditee should do?
 Required Audit documents
 Common Nonconformities
 Steps of Corrective actions

Session-06: ‘Health & Safety`, ‘Remuneration`
 Compliance obligations as per BLL `06, ILO, SA 8000, BSCI, WRAP
 Auditing Issues/Auditor`s looking points
 Preparations of auditee
 Required Audit documents
 Common Nonconformities
 Steps of Corrective actions

Session-07: Social compliance certification
 Introduction to social compliance certification
 SA 8000 Certification
 BSCI Certification
 Sedex Audit Checklist (SMETA 4.0 Pillar) etc.

Session-08: Social Compliance Audit
 General introduction
 Nature of social audit
 Importance of social audit for the factory
 Social audit criteria
 Social audit objectives
 Types of social audit

Session-09: Social Auditor
 General Introduction of Social auditor
 Qualities of social auditor
 Do`s & Don`t of social auditor
 Responsibilities of social auditor

Session-10: Social Auditee
 General Introduction of Social auditee
 Qualities of social auditee
 Do`s & Don`t of social auditee
 Responsibilities of social auditee

Session-11: Social Audit Documentation
 Nature & matrix of documentation
 Legal documents for social audit
 Others applicable documentation for social audit
 Documentation process as per social compliance criteria
 Creating & updating process of social audit documentation
 Preservation process of documentation
Session-12: Preparation of factory for social audit
 Preparation as per Bangladesh labor Law 2006
 Preparation as per International social standards eg. ILO, SA 8000, SMET 4.0 Pillar, BSCI etc.)
 Preparation tips of every department & section of the org.
 General Manager/Director/Entrepreneur
 Sr./Manager Social HR, Admin & Compliance
 Any employee of HR, Admin & Compliance Department
 All the supervisors of the organizations
 Sr./Welfare Officer
 Personnel of EHS & OHS
 Internal Auditor of Compliance Social Compliance
 Internal Auditee of Social Compliance
 Any person who wants to gather knowledge on social compliance