Workplace Conditions Assessment (WCA)

Towards a happier, healthier and more productive work force

WCA Social Solutions

The WCA program provides a powerful, cost-effective solution for companies and facilities seeking to improve workplace conditions efficiently and in accordance with widely accepted industry standards and best practices. Intertek's WCA standard objective is to align with the Global Social Compliance Program (GSCP) through the equivalency process which, in turn, is endorsed by many of the world's largest retail association.

Functioning as a web-based platform, anchored in Intertek's extensive social compliance expertise, WCA is the perfect tool for evaluating, benchmarking and monitoring facility workplace conditions, offering an efficient mechanism for facilitating continuous improvement through targeted training and remediation processes.

The WCA Program includes:


  • Child Labor
  •  Forced Labor
  • Discrimination
  • Discipline
  • Harassment or Abuse
  • Freedom of Association
  • Employment Contracts

Health & Safety

  •  General Work Facility
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Occupational Injury
  • Machine Safety
  • Safety Hazards
  • Chemical and Hazardous Materials
  • Dormitory and Canteen

 Wages & Hours

  • Wages & Benefits, Working Hours


  • Systems Policies and Processes
  • Documentation and Records
  • Worker Participation
  • Corrective Action Process


  • Legal Compliance
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Waste and Air Emissions

WCA Business Benefits

  • Improved work conditions for a happier, healthier and more productive workforce
  • Good employment practices lead to greater job satisfaction and motivation for employees
  • Healthier workplace means lesser time off and higher productivity for employees
  • Better health and safety environment can reduce potential risk and hazards and hence work-related accidents, which helps to reduce costs
  • Good management system stimulates effective communication between management and employees and results in better working relationships
  • Alignment with widely accepted industry standards and practices in workplace conditions assessment provides simple solution to passing pre-qualification of different parties and winning buyers' trust