What Is Compliance? | Compliance In Garment Industry

Compliance means conformity of certain standard. Every textile industry should maintain a moderate working condition for their employees. Although the entire well established project try to maintain well compliance but there are some lacking of proper compliance issues.

Here is list of compliance in which some points are maintained fully and some are partially. Following points are specially for garment industry.

  1. Compensation for  holiday
  2. Leave with wages
  3. Health register
  4. Time care
  5. Accident register
  6. Workman register
  7. Equal remuneration
  8. National festival holiday
  9. Overtime register
  10. Labor welfare
  11. Weekly holiday fund
  12. Sexual harassment policy
  13. Child labor abolition policy
  14. Anti-discrimination policy
  15. Zero abasement policy
  16. Working hour policy
  17. Hiring /recruitment policy
  18. Environment policy
  19. Security policy
  20. Buyers code of conduct
  21. Health and safety committee
  22. Canteen


  1. Drinking water at least 4.5 L/day/employee
  2. Cup availability
  3. Drinking water supply
  4. Water cooler ,heater available in  canteen
  5. Drinking water signs in native language and English locate minimum 20 feet away from work place
  6. Drinking water vassal clean at once in a week
  7. Water reserve at least  once a week
  8. Water center in charge person with cleanliness
  9. Suggestion box register


  1. Separate toilet for women and  men
  2. A seat with proper privacy and lock facility
  3. Urinal accommodation
  4. Effective water sewage system
  5. Soap toilet
  6. Water tap
  7. Dust bins
  8. Toilet white washed one in every four month
  9. Daily cleaning log sheet
  10. No-smoking signs
  11. Ladies /gents toilet signs both in native language and English
  12. Deposal of wastes and effluent


  1. Sufficient fire extinguisher and  active
  2. Access area without hindrance
  3. Fire signs in both languages
  4. Fire certified personal photo
  5. Emergency exit

Safety Guard:

  1. Metal glows on good condition.
  2. Rubber mats & ironers
  3. First aid box one
  4. Ironers wearing sleepers
  5. First trained employees
  6. Motor/needle guard
  7. Eye guard
  8. Nurse
  9. Doctor
  10. Medicine
  11. Medicine issuing register
  12. Welfare officer

Others Facility:

  1. Room temperature
  2. Lighting facilities

So, compliance ensures the working environment of the industry as well as office. To protect the human rights every management should ensure the above compliance policy.

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