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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.
The cost to apply for accreditation is determined by the number of employees within your business. See the pricing section on this page for your specific investment level.
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, GHA For Business is available and relevant for businesses located all over the globe. To apply, simply go to: https://www.globalhealthcareaccreditation.com/gha-for-business
The accreditation is valid for 3 years.
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.
It depends on the resources dedicated to the accreditation process. Most organizations should be able to comply with the accreditation requirements in 2-3 months.
Complementary online training on the accreditation elements and process is included in the accreditation pricing to assist your leadership and staff prepare for the accreditation.
No, the accreditation is completed entirely online via the submission and review of required documentation and data.
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.
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