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SA8000: Temporary Instructions During Coronavirus Outbreak

January 31, 2020

Social Accountability Accreditation Services (SAAS) has released a temporary instruction regarding maintenance of SA8000 Applicant and Certified Clients in the People’s Republic of China, in light of the current Coronavirus emergency in Wuhan.

The instructions temporarily override SAAS Procedure 200:2019 and outline actions to be taken by SAAS and SAAS-accredited CBs. The temporary instruction will remain in place until further notice from SAAS.

Access SAAS Instruction 2020-1: January.2020: Coronavirus Temporary Instruction for China for the SA8000 Program from the SAAS Document Library.