GHA For Business accreditation provides organizations with the following benefits:
• Assurance that the organization has obtained an expert third party validation confirming commitment to safety, health and well-being through demonstrated compliance with best practices, regulations, and guidelines. • Renewed employee trust and confidence in the employer’s support for and ability to provide a consistently safe and health-focused workplace through informed policies and planning; mitigation of infection risk; maintenance of a safe working environment; and prioritization of employee safety, health, and well-being. • Guidelines and practical recommendations for ensuring a workplace that mitigates risk and prioritizes health and wellbeing while still being able to meet the business demands of clients and customers. • A unique accreditation to provide a competitive edge in recruitment and retention.
Employees need to have trust and confidence that their employers will prioritize their health and safety when returning to work. GHA For Business ensures organizations have created and implemented policies and procedures that prioritize and support a safe, healthy, and sustainable return to the physical workplace. The program is specifically designed to provide a framework for risk reduction and to build resiliency. These are important factors in bringing employees back to work, reducing vaccine hesitancy, retention, new employee recruitment, and building customer trust and confidence.
Yes, multiple locations with be treated as a network and if policies are unified throughout the networked locations, a sample percentage of locations will be reviewed and billed for accreditation per number of employees at each location. Network pricing will be determined at the time of application. Email email@example.com for information on special considerations and pricing.
Yes, to be eligible for accreditation, the organization must offer medical coverage, prescription coverage, behavioral health support, and worker’s compensation (wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment). If national health coverage and or social benefits are provided by the government, these should be comparable to what is specified above, with the organization subsidizing any benefits not offered by the government. Contact us if you are unsure whether you meet these requirements.
Organizations that do not initially achieve accreditation will have 90 days to achieve compliance with the accreditation elements. GHA will schedule a call with you to address any deficiencies and provide guidance on developing an action plan.
Having robust cleaning and sanitation protocols is an important aspect of ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. But it is just one of many elements. GHA For Business ensures organizations have implemented a framework of policies and procedures that prioritize and support a safe, healthy, and sustainable return to the physical workplace. This includes elements such as continuous quality improvement, staff education and training, emergency preparedness, and a commitment to behavioral, mental and emotional well-being, among others. The accreditation elements are based on the most up-to-date research available and are designed to build upon and enhance international authoritative and local regulations and guidelines.
Yes, GHA For Business is designed for any organization focused on returning to work and building and sustaining a culture of resiliency against a variety of health and safety risks either current or in the future.
Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) is a global accrediting body led by a team of lifetime leaders in international health and safety. GHA curates trusted resources and information, aggregate best practices, and build an adaptable and scalable framework of standards for any organization to benefit from. GHA For Business provides an external validation of an organization’s commitment to the safety, health, and well-being of its employees, customers, and visitors. It is designed for any organization focused on return-to-work strategies, sustaining a culture of resiliency, and developing the more purposeful vision, mission, and values around well-being.