Washim Mia, Staff Correspondent: 5 days long training on one of world’s leading Management System Standards ‘SA 8000:2014 Basic Auditor Training Course’ held at Marino Royal Hotel, Uttara, Dhaka organized by International Associates. The training started on 24th July 2018 and ended on 28th July 2018 with the evaluation examination.
9 delegates from different garments factories, buying houses, audit companies and brands participated in this Social Accountability Accreditation Services (SAAS) accredited training.
Mr. Abdul Mottaleb, Lead Trainer of SA 8000 and Managing Director of Global Sustainable Certification Services (GSCS) conducted the session.
“There are certain aspects in which an organization has to be accountable towards the society by ensuring some fundamental features for their workers, stakeholders and other relevant parties. So, SA 8000, one of the leading Management System Standards in the world, can be the desired gateway to be so. Including child labor, forced labor, health & safety, labor organization formation, freedom of collective bargaining, discrimination, disciplinary practices, working hours, wage structure, this standard recapitulates 8 criterias in total. All of these must have to be properly implemented if any company wants to be SA 8000 certified”, stated Mr. Abdul Mottaleb to RMG Times.
“The delegates of this course if pass the evaluation exam, will also have to pass another lead auditor course in order to conduct an audit based on this standard. Though those courses developed for this standard, they have become widely popular all over the world for all compliance auditors” he added.
The delegates were very much happy for participating in this course.