SA8000 certification is valid for three years with surveillance audits required every six months. If problems are found during a surveillance audit or a complaint is received,auditors may need to return sooner.
SA800 is the first standard of all social Standard . It is almost same of BSCI but key difference in living wage requirement that BSCI see how a facility analysis living wage calculation & GAP between living wages and actual wages and what the plan of the facility to meet the gap . But SA800 see that the facility ensured the GAP .