Global Retail Statistics
Declaration on the Vital Importance of Toys
Guiding Principles for Advertising to Children
Code of Business Practices
1a. Company Overview
Company Name: (English & Local Language)
Vendor Name:(English & Local Language)
Address:(English & Local Language)
Senior Management Representative Responsible for ICTI Code:
Principle Products Manufactured (Give Examples):
Standard Industry Classification (SIC) Code Number of Business:(Insert SIC Code Number)
1b. Company OrganizationPlease attach general organizational chart.
1c. Number of Employees:Please indicate estimated number of employees in each area.
1d. Language(s) Spoken:Please indicate primary languages spoken by employees.
1e. Production Process:Please indicate which production processes and tool room machines the company possesses.
Flat Belt Conveyors
General Metalworking Shop
Printing and Packaging Process
Silk Screen Printing
2.1 Does facility have a written policy for working hours and overtime in compliance with local law(s)?Date of Issue:
2.2 Are legal working hours and facility working hours made available to all employees?
2.3 Are hours worked adequately documented (e.g., time cards)?
2.4 Is overtime voluntary?
2.5 What are the maximum hours worked per day ?________hours. Per week ________hoursIs this within the legal maximum and written policy for work hours?
2.6 What are the maximum overtime hours worked per month? _______hours.(Provide detailed analysis.)Is this within the legal maximum and written policy for work hours?
2.7 Are the employees allowed one day off in seven?
2.8 Are employees permitted time off with doctor's certificate when sick or for maternity?
2.9 Are workers allowed adequate: a) meal breaks?b) personal breaks?
3.1 Does facility have written policy on wages and compensation which is in compliance with the local laws?Date of Issue:
3.2 Are legal and company minimum wage rates posted or available to employees?
3.3 Do wages and compensation meet legal and policy requirements? Minimum Hourly Rate: Minimum Overtime Rate: Regular Work Days: Rest Days: Holidays:
Legal Minimums:Hourly Rate:Overtime Rates:Regular Work Days:Rest Days:Holidays:
3.4 Are legally required withholdings being withheld correctly, and being paid to the proper agency(s)? Explain.
3.5 Are employees made aware of these withholdings and other deductions prior to employment?
3.6 Are deductions for food and housing reasonable and legal?
3.7 Are deductions for company provided items reasonable and legal?
3.8 Are legally required benefits provided (bonus, paid vacation, meal allowances, etc.)? Describe.
3.9 Do employees receive detailed paystubs?
3.10 Are employees paid in a timely manner?
3.11 Is the payment of wages made readily available to employees?
4. Underage Labor
If yes, up to what age is school compulsory?
If yes what is the minimum age?Does it meet standard requirement?
5a. Forced Labor
5.1 Does the facility have a written policy concerning forced labor, which meets the requirements of the ICTI Code? Date of Issue:
5.2 Does the facility use any forced labor?
5.3 Does the facility use any bonded labor?
5.4 Are employees permitted to leave employment after giving reasonable notice?
5.5 Is there any evidence of the use of security staff and/or supervision to coerce workers?
5b. Prison Labor
5.6 Does facility have a written policy against the use of prison labor in their facility or subcontracting to prisons?Date of Issue:
5.7 Does the facility use any prison labor?
6. Disciplinary Practices
6.1 Does the facility have a written procedure regarding disciplinary practices which provides freedom from mental or physical abuse?Date of Issue: ___________________
6.2 Is the procedure communicated to all?
6.3 Is there any evidence of the use of corporal punishment or physical coercion?
6.4 Is there any evidence of the use of excessive mental or verbal abuse or intimidation?
6.5 Is there any evidence of the use of security staff or other nominated staff (other than supervisors) used to discipline workers?
6.6 Are unreasonable disciplinary fines used? If yes, record the fine(s) and the offense(s).
7.1 Does the facility have a written policy against discrimination?Date of Issue:
Is the policy communicated to all?
7.2 Is there evidence of discrimination in recruitment?
In patterns of dismissal
8.1 Do employees have the ability to approach management on issues of concern?
8.2 Are there employee representative(s) in place?
8.3 Are there management representative(s) appointed to interface with employee representative(s)?
8.4 Are there regularly scheduled meetings between representative(s) and management, and are meeting minutes on file?
8.5 Are the employee representative(s) aware of the ICTI Code of Business Practices, and supporting documents, or the facility equivalent?
8.6 Is there evidence of management action on issues of concern relating to the ICTI Code of Business Practice? Describe.
8.7 Is there evidence of unequal treatment between employee representative(s) and other employees? Describe.
9.1 Does facility have written policy to adopt the local laws governing the health, safety, environmental, and working conditions in its facilities? Date of Issue: __________________
9.2 Is there a senior management representative for health, safety, welfare, and general facilities? Name: ________________________
9.3 Is facility kept clean and maintained in good condition?- Walkways and Aisles - Yard and Storage Areas- Lifts and Stairways- Manufacturing Areas - Electrical Equipment- Other
9.4 Are routine facility inspections conducted?
9.5 Are all machinery, equipment, and facility maintained in safe working condition and adequately repaired following breakdown?
9.6 Is an effective means of communication available for internal and external emergency notification?
9.7 Do temperature and humidity controls meet safe working practices?
9.8 Do general ventilation controls provide a safe working environment?
9.9 Is lighting adequate?
9.10 Is there regular and systematic refuse collection?Date of Last Collection: __________
9.11 Has the physical and structural integrity of all buildings been professionally inspected? This may be indicated by the factory having a "Certificate of Occupancy".Date of Last Inspection: __________
9.12 Have the boilers, unfired pressure vessels, and furnaces been professionally inspected?Date of Last Inspection: __________
9.13 Are allowable floor loading weights determined, posted and adhered to?
9.14 If the facility had any citations or penalties from violations of working condition laws in the past 12 months, have they all been corrected within the required time frame?
9.15 Do all employees have access to potable water for drinking purposes?
9.16 Are adequate toilet facilities available, functional, and in clean condition?
9.17 Are hand-washing facilities available, functional, in clean condition, and located within the toilet facilities area?
9.18 Are security personnel adequately trained?
9.19 Are smoking rules observed?
A) Emergency Preparedness
10.1 Does the site have an adequate written emergency preparedness plan?
10.2 Are personnel trained on fire prevention and emergency preparedness plans?
10.3 Has a site coordinator been designated to administer the fire prevention procedures and emergency preparedness plans?
B) Exit and Evacuation
10.4 Does the site have an emergency alarm system for notifying personnel to evacuate the site?
10.5 Is emergency powered lighting installed, in appropriate locations and inspected periodically?
10.6 Are aisles and emergency exit doors clearly marked, illuminated, accessible, and kept clear of obstructions, internally and externally?
10.7 Are evacuation routes posted in the work areas with clear directions on how to exit?
10.8 Does each employee have access to not less than two remotely located emergency exits?
10.9 Are doors, passageways, or those that could be mistaken for emergency exits, appropriately marked "NOT AN EXIT".
10.10 Do emergency exit doors open freely (unlocked) in the direction of travel, and without any special knowledge to open?
10.11 Does the site conduct annual emergency evacuation drills?
10.12 Is trash stored in non-combustible containers and emptied on a regular basis?
10.13 Are combustible scraps, debris and waste materials (e.g. oily rags) stored in covered metal containers and removed from the work site promptly?
10.14 Are areas free of unnecessary combustible materials?
10.15 Are floors kept clean from spills and materials?
10.16 Are containers labeled with their contents and properly stored?
10.17 Are hazardous and other areas appropriately posted with "No Smoking" signs?
10.18 Is heat producing equipment such as portable heaters, motors, ovens, etc., kept clear of combustible materials (including dust, grease, oil, and fibers)?
10.19 Are materials properly stored inside and outside of the building?
10.20 Is electrical equipment and wiring properly maintained, covered/insulated to prevent exposure of wires?
10.21 Are wires properly attached to fixtures, plugs, circuit breakers, and other equipment?
10.22 Are electrical covers in place for junction boxes, outlets, panel boards and are they free from obstruction?
10.23 Does the site have a lightning protection system?
E) Special Hazards
10.24 Are flammable liquids properly stored in safety cabinets and/or properly ventilated and electrically protected flammable storage rooms?
10.25 Are flammable liquids in use properly stored in safety dispensing containers?
10.26 Does the site have a hot-work procedure established for operations using flames or producing sparks (welding / grinding / cutting / brazing / soldering)?
10.27 Are gas cylinders properly marked, used, inspected, stored and secured?
10.28 Are combustible dust operation areas maintained and clean (wood / flour / starch)?
10.29 Are solvent spray painting or dust-producing operation areas maintained, clean and constructed of non-combustible materials and at least 20 feet from flames, sparks, operating electric motors, and other ignition sources?
10.30 Is adequate ventilation present to prevent accumulation of flammable vapors during spraying operations?
10.31 Are personnel properly trained in the handling and use of flammable and combustible materials?B) Alarms and Extinguishers
10.32 Are fire alarms clearly marked, accessible, and maintained operational?
10.33 Are adequate fire extinguishers available, clearly marked, and accessible?
10.34 Are fire extinguishers fully charged and visually inspected monthly?
10.35 Are emergency response personnel trained on proper operation of fire extinguishers?
10.36 Are fires investigated to determine root causes and examined to prevent a reoccurrence?
10.37 Are other fire fighting equipment routinely inspected and maintained?
11a. General Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)
11.1 Does the facility have a written EHS program that includes policies and procedures for environmental, health, safety (EHS) and working conditions?Date of Issue:
11.2 Are facility's written EHS programs available to all employees in the local language?
11.3 Has an EHS coordinator been designated? Name:
11.4 Does the facility have an EHS committee/team?
11.5 Does the facility promote workplace EHS awareness?
11.6 Is job-specific EHS training/ education provided to all employees prior to starting a new job?
11.7 Are all employees given the opportunity to voice EHSopinions/concerns? If so, describe.
11.8 Are there controls in place to prevent new components, materials, chemicals, machinery, and products from entering the facility, which have not been reviewed for potential EHS hazards?
11.9 Do containers coming onto the facility have legible affixed labels?
11.10 Are contractor personnel given site EHS rules and orientation?
11.11 Have the employees been trained on the subject of chemical safety?
11.12 Are up-to-date MSDS's present for all chemical produced, imported, or used, and are they available to all employees in the local language?
11.13 Is a current chemical inventory available for all hazardous chemicals produced, imported, and/or used at the site?
11.14 Are functional emergency eyewash stations and showers provided where corrosive chemicals or high volumes of solvents are handled and used?
11.15 Are storage and process tanks, piping, and valves containing hazardous chemicals labeled and/or color-coded?
11.16 Are all reported accidents and near misses investigated?a) Accident/near miss investigation form used and filled out completely?b) Employees instructed and encouraged to report accidents and near misses?c) Corrective/preventive actions tracked to completion?
11.17 Are employees discriminated against for reporting accidents?
11.18 Is loose clothing, jewelry, and long hair prohibited near moving machinery?
11.19 Have the employees been trained on the subject of machine safeguarding?
11.20 Are machine safeguards provided and used?a) Points of operation?b) Power transmission devices?c) Other hazardous moving parts?d) Pulleys and belts?e) Fan blades protected with a guard and have limited openings?
11.21 Are starting/stopping controls adequate?a) Provided for each operator?b) Protected from accidental activation?c) Labeled and/or properly color-coded?d) Emergency stops of the palm/mushroom type and colored red?
11.22 Are any machines, equipment, and fixtures not covered above, in safe operating condition?
11.23 Is adequate local exhaust ventilation present where paints and chemicals (e.g., solvents, solder, dust) are used?
11.24 Are all personnel exposures maintained at or below safe exposure levels? Describe
11.25 Does the facility have a written procedure for the control of hazardous energy?Date of Issue:
11.26 Is training provided to all authorized users, affected employees, or other employees who are impacted by the hazardous energy control procedure?
11.27 Is sufficient lockout and tagout isolation equipment available? Describe:[ ] Locks [ ] Tags[ ] Group lock box [ ] Breaker lockouts [ ] Valve lockouts[ ] Hasps
11.28 Is the energy to equipment and machinery locked out prior to service or maintenance?
11.29 Has a documented hazard assessment been completed which identifies the personal protective equipment (PPE) required for each operation?
11.30 Are the following provided and used?[ ] Eye/face protection [ ] Foot Protection [ ] Hearing Protection [ ] Hand Protection[ ] Head Protection [ ] Protective Clothing [ ] Respiratory Protection [ ] PPE Provided To Visitors
11.31 Have the employees been trained on the subject of personal protective equipment?
11.32 Are signs posted in all areas where personal protective equipment must be worn?
11.33 Have the authorized crane/hoist operators received job-specific safety training?
11.34 Are inspections conducted on cranes, hoists, and slings?
11.35 Are capacity limits clearly marked on cranes, slings, and hoists?
11.36 Are stairs provided with standard handrails and midrails?
11.37 Are open stairs, platforms, and elevated floors guarded by railings on open sides?
11.38 Are only approved working platforms used when employees are elevated to perform work?
11.39 Are elevated work platforms (i.e., baskets), secured to the lifting device (i.e., forklift, high lift, etc)?
11.40 Are all ladders in good condition for use?
11.41 Are floor and roof openings covered or protected to prevent falls?
11.42 Does the facility have a written procedure for entry into confined space areas?Date of Issue:
11.43 Have the employees who enter confined spaces been trained on the subject of entry into confined space areas?
11.44 Are confined spaces identified and secured?[ ] Storage tanks [ ] Process vessels [ ] Diked tank farms [ ] Boilers [ ] Ovens [ ] Silos [ ] Underground trenches[ ] Enclosed conveyors[ ] Other
11.45 Have the authorized forklift operators received forklift safety training?
11.46 Are forklifts inspected and maintained in good, safe, working condition?
11.47 Are there "Stop" signs, mirrors, and posted speed limits in areas where pedestrian traffic may be present?
11.48 Are trailers/containers secured from movement prior to entry for loading and unloading?
11.49 Is hazardous waste managed properly?
11.50 Is all hazardous waste disposed of at an approved government site?
11.51 Does the facility have a process waste water discharge permit?
11.52 Has the facility obtained the necessary registration from the local environmental agency for all air discharge points?
11.53 Does the facility have a septic system or discharge permit to dispose of sewage?
12a. Does the facility provide dormitory living for employees?
If yes, complete all questions. If no, skip to section 12b.
12.1 How many employees per room?# workers per room ________
12.2 Does each employee have sufficient living space in the dormitory.
12.3 Are there adequate toilet and shower facilities?
12.4 Are dormitories kept clean and maintained in good condition? [ ] General Dormitory [ ] Dormitory Rooms [ ] Toilets [ ] Showers
12.5 Is a laundry facility available?
12.6 Is a recreation area available?
12.7 Does building appear structurally sound and in good repair?Date of Last Inspection:
12.8 Are there written dormitory rules for residents and/or guests to follow? If so, are they posted in the local language?
12.9 Are appropriate actions taken for not following dormitory rules? Describe.
12.10 Are workers permitted to exit and re?enter the dormitory freely during their personal time off from work?Any curfew times?
12.11 Are dormitory rooms, toilets, and showers segregated between men and women?
12.12 Are security measures taken to protect workers and their property? Describe.
12.13 Does the dormitory have a written procedure for fire safety and emergency preparedness in compliance with Section 10?Date of Issue:
12.14 If food preparation areas are subject to local government audit or licensing, has approved audit/license been received?Date of Audit/License:
12.15 Are food service areas kept clean and hygienic?
12.16 Are food service personnel trained in food preparation hygiene?
12.17 Is there a system in place to ensure that food handlers are in good health?
12.18 Is food kept clear of the floor areas?
12.19 Are food storage methods and controls adequate to prevent spoilage?
12.20 Does facility have written procedure for handling medical emergencies?Date of Issue:
12.21 Is common emergency medical treatment available? Explain.If there is an on-site clinic, is the medical clinic in compliance with local laws and standards?
12.22 Does the facility keep injury/ illness records and are they used for corrective actions?
12.23 Does each shift have adequate personnel trained in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)?
12.24 Are first aid supplies reasonably available at the facility and dormitory?
12.25 Does the facility have a bloodborne pathogen process?
12.26 Is medical waste segregated and properly disposed of?
© International Council of Toy Industries Ltd. 2001
NOTE: This document is to be used in conjunction with:
Appendix I: Methodology for Evaluating Compliance
Appendix II: Audit Checklist
Appendix IIa: Guidance Document
Appendix III: Corrective Action Plan
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