Our commitment to Ethical TradingStrata Stones page eleven Suggestion Box The suggestions of our employees are very important at Stone Age. This is why we have incorporated the use of a suggestion box which is taken very seriously. Each suggestion is awarded by a fixed amount and if the suggestion is approved and implemented by the management, the person giving the suggestion is suitably rewarded. No Child Labour Stone Age strongly condemns use of child labour. Our facility has been inspected and approved by the labour department of the Government of India and has been certified that it does not use any child labour. Health and Safety We at Stone Age strive to meet the highest possible standards of health and safety. Our hygienic and safe working conditions match the best in the world, and it is our constant endeavour to better them. Clean washrooms, which are inspected 3 times a day, are just one aspect of our commitment to give our work force a top class working environment. Our staff is issued with the most up- to- date protective gear that includes protective footwear, gloves, goggles, hard hats, amongst various other safety wear.
page twelve Strata StonesOur commitment to Ethical Trading Audits & Certificates At Stone Age, we believe in adhering to a strict framework of policies and regulations. In accordance with this belief, the company has undergone a process of stringent audits. The result has been that we have been awarded ISO: 9001: 2000 by TUV, Rhineland Germany . In addition, all our policies and practices for social and ethical trading have been confirmed as per the standards of SA 8000 by Qualicon consultancy. In fact, our company is the only natural stone industry in India, which has achieved this approval and meets all the demanding set of conditions stated under SA 8000, a European standard.