Guidlines

1. Guidlines for food safety

Sepro repair ensures high quality and food safety through monitoring, control and good production practices at every stage from our development department and production to our mobile repair units.

The employees at Sepro repair are co-responsible for all our products and activities and are involved in the day-to-day work on quality and food safety.

Hygiene is a vital focus area for Sepro repair. This applies in our development and design of new products, where we ensure that our products are easy to clean of the products and based on hygienic design principles. This applies to our production, where we only use documented food safe materials and work according to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice. And this applies to our repair department, whether the repairs are done at our workshop or through our mobile repair units.

In addition, we ensure that we are always up to date with current legislation and best technical knowledge in our field and that our employees' knowledge is constantly updated.

Of course, we are committed to complying with all relevant legislation, but want to do better wherever possible.

2. Other guidelines

Environmental policy

We want to:

  1. Ensure that our daily production is managed and with a constant focus on reducing unnecessary environmental pressures and risks.
  2. Continuously develop and improve our products and solutions to avoid unnecessary environmental impact while ensuring effective products that solve customer problems.
  3. Continuously discuss procurement and alternative raw materials / solutions with our suppliers.
  4. Assist our customers in finding the least environmentally harmful solutions to their needs.
  5. Allocate the necessary internal resources to ensure that the entire organization knows and understands the importance of our environmental work and has the appropriate tools, knowledge and time to perform their tasks properly.
  6. Assist our customers by ensuring that all products that can be repaired will be repaired. 85% of all broken boxes can be repaired, thus saving the environment with large amounts of unnecessary waste and environmentally harmful new productions.
  7. Avoid products containing CMR substances and highly harmful substances* and substances classified as dangerous for the environment** verview of relevant environmental legislation, to ensure that it is up to date and to ensure that our products and companies are always in compliance.
  8. Use reusable or recycled materials whenever possible and legally in relation to requirements such as traceability and hygiene.
  9. Try to design products so that they can be separated into material fractions when they must be disposed of as waste. This is especially true for products containing electrical or electronic parts or other parts that may be expected to be separately disposed of.
  10. Have an overview of relevant environmental legislation, to ensure that it is up to date and to ensure that our products and companies are always in compliance.

3. CSR Policy

Our CRS policy is based on principles from the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the ILO's Declaration on Fundamental Labour Rights, the UN Convention against Corruption and is built around the following 4 key areas:

  • Human rights Forced labour Child labour Discrimination
  • Employee rights, Work environment, Wages and working hours, Working conditions, Freedom of association
  • Anti-corruption
  • Environment

Human Rights

Forced labour

Forced labour must not be used. Employees must have the right to free movement during their employment.

Employees' personal papers or wages must not be withheld, thereby preventing employees from ending their employment.

Child labour

Child labour must not be used.

Child labour is defined as hiring a full-time person younger than the local minimum age for full-time employment. The minimum age for employment must not be lower than the age for compulsory education in that country, and in any case not less than 15 years (14 years in countries with an exception in accordance with ILO rules for developing countries).

Suppliers must comply with all local laws and regulations on employment of young workers on allowable working hours, work and workload.

Discrimination

Discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, gender, language, religion, political or other belief, age, national or social origin must not occur or be supported.

Labor rights

Work environment - health and safety

A healthy and safe working environment that complies with all applicable health, safety and working conditions and regulations must be ensured.

Health and safety procedures have been prepared and complied with.

Employees have access to relevant safety equipment and enough training to carry out their duties in a safe manner.

Wages and working hours

Employees must be paid a decent level wage and at least the minimum wage stipulated in local law.

Wages must be paid in legal tender and at least once a month.

It is not required that employees work more than 48 hours per week and 12 hours of voluntary overtime per week.

The employees must have at least one weekly day off and be entitled to periodic holidays (at least once a year). Employees are also entitled to sick leave and maternity leave as stipulated in local legislation.

All employees must have a written confirmation of their terms of employment.

Working conditions

The supplier is responsible for ensuring that adequate toilet and bath facilities are available and that dormitories, where used, are safe and clean.

Employees must have access to drinking water.

Corporal punishment, threats of violence or other forms of psychological or physical coercion or abuse may not be used.

Freedom of association

The employees are free to associate or organize themselves with the association of their own choice and the employees represented by a legally recognized organization are respected the right to bargain collectively.

Anti-corruption

Bribes must not be offered, promised, given, accepted or required.

Environment

Applicable environmental protection laws and regulations must at least be complied with. The supplier must strive to:

  • Reduce waste and emissions to air, soil and water
  • Handle chemicals in an environmentally safe manner Handle, store and dispose of hazardous waste in an environmentally sound manner Contribute to the recycling of materials and products
  • Handle chemicals in an environmentally safe manner Handle, store and dispose of hazardous waste in an environmentally sound manner Contribute to the recycling of materials and products
  • Handle chemicals in an environmentally safe manner Handle, store and dispose of hazardous waste in an environmentally sound manner Contribute to the recycling of materials and products