At Woodcreations, we treat our workers with dignity and respect, adhere to applicable laws and regulations, and make our products in an environmentally sustainable manner.
•Forced Labour: We do not use forced labour, whether in the form of prison labour, indentured labour, bonded labour, or otherwise. We allow employees to keep their own identification documents and to resign from their positions at any time.
•Child Labour: We do not employ people younger than 18, or the minimum age for the completion of compulsory education, or the minimum age of employment required, whichever is highest.
•Harassment and Abuse: We treat every employee with respect and dignity, and shall not subject any employee to physical, sexual, psychological, or verbal harassment or abuse.
•Nondiscrimination: We do not subject any person to discrimination in employment (including hiring, salary, benefits, advancement, discipline, termination, or retirement) on the basis of gender, marital status, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, political opinion, social or ethnic origin or any other condition that could give rise to discrimination.
•Health and Safety: We do provide a safe and healthy environment to prevent accidents and injury to health from occurring and comply with applicable laws and regulations. We identify, assess and minimize the impact of emergency situations by implementing emergency plans and response procedures. These plans and procedures include the following:
Emergency exits are accessible and fully functional at all times, fire extinguishers must be visible, accessible, present and charged, evacuation plans must be posted and drills must be conducted annually. We identify, evaluate and control exposure to hazards and ensure the use of any applicable personal protective equipment.
•Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining: We recognise and respect the right of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining. Management is encouraged to engage in direct communication with employees.
•Wages and Benefits: We pay employees at least the minimum wage required by law, or the prevailing industry wage if no minimum wage law applies, and shall provide legally mandated benefits.
•Hours of Work/Compensation: Employees are not required to work more than 60 hours a week, or the maximum number of work hours per week permitted, whichever is less, except in extraordinary business circumstances. Employees are granted at least two day off in every seven-day period. In addition to their compensation for regular hours of work, we compensate employees for overtime hours at the applicable premium rate.
•Ethical Standards: We are committed to the highest standards of integrity. Corruption, bribery and extortion are strictly prohibited. We respect all intellectual property rights and applicable regulatory requirements of the countries from and to which we ship.
•Environmental Impact: We meet all applicable environmental laws and regulations of our country to manage hazardous materials and all waste and emissions materials. In addition, we are committed toward environment protection and have environmental goals in our area of operation We have environmental goals with targets that are focused on the continuous improvement of overall environmental performance.
•Monitoring and Compliance: To ensure compliance with our Code we monitor and review our code compliance and environmental goals regularly and record it in our business plan.
Our code and commitments are posted in a place visible to employees, in English which is the official business language.