Code of conduct
Baltic Safety AB (Baltic) has a strong stance on business integrity, and we are following the international guidelines defined by the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030, UN Global Compact’s ten principles, “Children’s Rights and Business Principles” (CRBP), the OECD’s guidelines for multinational companies, the UN’s guiding principles on business and human rights and the UK Bribery Act.
Baltic follows the principles of this Code of Conduct and wants to set an international example in sustainable development and its operations are to enable the long-term development of communities that create value for future generations and generate prosperity.
Baltic is only conducting business with suppliers who fulfil our Code of Conduct, which is based on above-mentioned principles.
There shall be no discrimination in hiring, compensation, training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
Regular form of employment
Work performed must be under regulated terms of employment accepted by both national and international law.
Child labour shall not be used
There shall be no child labour or recruitment of child labour. For the definition of a child we refer to the ilo minimum age convention no. 138. Persons under the age of 18 ( years ) shall not to be hired for work in dangerous environments.
Reasonable wages and terms of employment
Wages, benefits and terms of employment shall not be below the minimum of both national and international standards. Employees shall be informed of their terms of employment by notice and in writing.
Safe, hygienic working conditions
Safe and hygienic working environment shall be provided. There must be a continuous policy in place to prevent accidents and health risks associated with the working environment.
Employment freely chosen
There shall be no forced or involuntary labour. Workers must not be required to leave deposits or identity papers with their employer and shall have the freedom to leave their employment after statutory notice.
No insulting or inhuman treatment
No physical or mental abuse, threats or harassment of any kind including sexual, verbal and non-verbal, or any other kind of degrading treatment can be accepted.
Laws and legislation
Suppliers, including its subcontractors, must always comply with relevant legislation, rules, and regulations in the countries in which they carry on business.
This policy is considered as the lowest standard that we at baltic safety products ab can set ourselves our suppliers and sub-contractors. Baltic safety products ab strive to ensure our suppliers and sub-contractors make their employees aware of this policy.
Issue 2, 2016-01-19
Baltic Safety Products AB. Älgarås, Sverige