Workplace Environment

Textile

We believe work place environment is the most important factor to get the best performance from the employees. Our goal is to exceed requirements of local legislation and reach the global standards, and thereby support clients’ images and sourcing principles. Our factories strictly maintain safe, healthy and hygienic provisions as per ILO and Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006. Please see the slide show about Bangladeshi labour laws. We also believe in quality can not compromise with quantity. our factories are quality management system ISO 9001:2000 certified.

CLASSICTEX adopts a rigorous selection process for garment manufacturer ensuring only those that are totally committed to exceeding our high ethical standard become appointed suppliers. We recognize and honour our duty to protect the workforce used in the manufacture.

We also ensure the the factory has the following facilities employees:

  • Children must not be employed below the legal minimum age required by the law of the individual country
  • A day care centre for employees’ children
  • Full time medical doctor with medical beds are available in the factory premises.
  • Free work time medical assistance, medicine and proper first aid boxes
  • Trained fire fighting team along with training program and drill for fire escaping are fully followed every month.
  • Employees are to be paid no less than the legal minimum wage as required by the law of the individual country
  • Working hours must not exceed those set out by local legislation and over time must be voluntary
  • Maternity leave must be made available to all female employees
  • Good working conditions must prevail. The provision of adequate wash room facilities and a canteen are essential

Regarding safety we ensure the factory has taken minimum level of precautions against fire, mechanical and chemical hazards. There are clearly marked evacuation zones and routes to be used in emergencies along with fire safety equipments like fire hydrants, smoke detector, fire detector, gas mask, lock cutter etc. As per ISO requirements, instructions and warning signs are posted in highly visible places, inside the factory and in local language (Bangla).

In order to ensure continued compliance, are manufacturers are frequently inspected and reported by local independent agents. As a further safeguard, unannounced inspections are regularly made by CLASSICTEX management.

If you have concern of any workplace, please do not hesitate to contact us. Up-to-date audit reports are available on request.