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GBAC STAR™ Application Process

What is the Application Process for the GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program?

GBAC STAR is a performance-based program. GBAC offers tools and documentation to assist facilities in developing the competencies, procedures, and protocols that meet accreditation requirements as needed.

Ready to apply? Review the
Readiness Assessment Checklist and Recommendations for a Successful Accreditation before you start the online application. The application completion process will depend on the size and complexity of your organization.

Who Determines Accreditation?

The Accreditation Council is the accrediting body of  the GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program, and the council determines the status of all GBAC STAR facilities. Volunteers are appointed to serve in roles related to the accreditation process.

How Much Does the GBAC STAR Accredited Facility Program Cost? 

 RateMinimumMaximum
RestaurantsUS$5 per occupancy / seat$500-
Hotels$3 per room$500$15,000
Arenas / Stadiums$0.30 per occupancy / seat$500$15,000
 
All Other Facilities
Under 25,000 sq ft - (Under 2,322 sqm)$500  
25,000-199,999 sq ft - (2,322-18,580 sqm)$1,000  
200,000-499,999 sq ft - (18,581-46,450 sqm)$2,500  
500,000-799,999 sq ft - (46,451-74,322 sqm)$4,000  
800,000-999,999 sq ft - (74,323-92,902 sqm)$6,000  
1MM to 1,999,999 sq ft - (92,903-185,805 sqm)$10,000  
2MM+ sq ft - (185,806+ sqm)$15,000  
 
K-12 Pricing OptionsRate | DescriptionMinimumMaximum
School$1.00 per student | School without a specialty building$500$15,000
School Plus$1.50 per student | School Plus means the school has a football stadium, pool, performing arts building, or any other special building$500$15,000
School DistrictsOperation and administration of multiple schoolsContact usContact us

Note: Multi-site portfolios are priced individually; contact us for more information. Enterprise Fee will apply to multi-site portfolios.

Each GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation will include the appropriate number of individual GBAC Fundamentals Online Course: Cleaning & Disinfection Principles programs and certificates of completion in the quoted price. Additional GBAC Fundamentals Online Course: Cleaning & Disinfection Principles programs and certificates of completion are available at $150 each.

Ready to get accredited?

Additional Accreditation Resources

Once your GBAC STAR application has been submitted, you will receive the GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Handbook and the following reference documents:
  • Recommendations for a Successful Accreditation
  • The GBAC Cleaning, Disinfection, and Response Protocol
  • GBAC STAR Scalable Cleaning and Disinfection Response
  • Recommendations for Personal Protective Equipment for Cleaning
  • Examples of Training and Accreditations applicable for individuals who provide cleaning and disinfection services
  • GBAC Risk Assessment Tool for Cleaning and Disinfecting

Corporate Guidelines

Your GBAC STAR™ accreditation includes access to corporate guidelines  to help recognize a “gap” in your internal protocols.​

Convention Centers

Hotels

Airlines/Airports

Stadiums

Restaurants

Commercial Facility

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CONTACT US
1-800-225-4772 (North America) or 1-847-982-0800
GBAC@issa.com

Agreement between ISSA and Company

This Agreement made this ____ day of ________ 2020 (“Effective Date”) is made by and between the International Sanitary Supply Association, an Illinois non-profit corporation with its principal place of business at 3300 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL 60062 (hereinafter “ISSA”), and COMPANY, DESCRIPTION, STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE (hereinafter “Company”) (collectively referred to as the “Parties” and each individually as a “Party”).

WHEREAS, ISSA is a non-profit trade association that represents the global commercial cleaning industry, and operates a division known as the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (“GBAC”) that provides education, training, certification and consulting services in the field of biorisk assessment, management, clean up and disposal (the “Services”);


WHEREAS, Company is a distributor of commercial cleaning products and supplies that desires to make certain of the Services available to its customers and prospects; and
WHEREAS, ISSA is interested in expanding the sales of its Services by collaborating with Company.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements of the Parties herein contained and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged by the Parties, the Parties hereby agree as follows.

Section I

Company Resale of GBAC Fundamentals Online Course

Section II

Company Promotion of GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation Program

Company, at its expense, shall promote the GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation Program (“Program”) to its Clients using commercially reasonable efforts.  In exchange for such referrals, ISSA shall pay to Company a commission based on the registration fees ISSA receives from each Client registered in the Program.  Appendix A, which is hereby incorporated by reference into this Agreement, sets forth the current Program registration fees, commissions, and other terms and conditions that govern the promotion of the Program by Company.

Section III

General Provisions

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have hereunto executed this Agreement as of the date first set forth above.

By ISSA :

Signature

Print Name

Title

By Company :

Signature

Print Name

Title

APPENDIX A

Resale of Course and Promotion of Program by Company

ISSA Course Prices
 Rate
ISSA Member price$150.00/course
 
ISSA Member Quantity discount pricing
1-50 Courses$150.00/course
51-100 Courses125.00/course
101-250 Courses100.00/Course
250 + CoursesCustom Pricing
ISSA Non-Member price$300.00/course
 RateMinimumMaximum
RestaurantsUS$5 per occupancy/seat$500-
Hotels$3 per room$500$15,000
Arenas/Stadiums$0.30 per occupancy/seat$500$15,000
 
All Other Facilities
Under 25,000 sq ft - (Under 2,322 sqm)$500  
25,000-199,999 sq ft - (2,322-18,580 sqm)$1,000  
200,000-499,999 sq ft - (18,581-46,450 sqm)$2,500  
500,000-799,999 sq ft - (46,451-74,322 sqm)$4,000  
800,000-999,999 sq ft - (74,323-92,902 sqm)$6,000  
1MM to 1,999,999 sq ft - (92,903-185,805 sqm)$10,000  
2MM+ sq ft - (185,806+ sqm)$15,000  

*Multi-site portfolios will be priced individually.  Please inquire.

**An enterprise fee will apply to multi-site portfolios with 20 or more facilities. Please inquire for details.

***Each GBAC STAR facility accreditation will include the appropriate number of individual online certifications in the quoted price

****Additional online GBAC Fundamentals certificates above allowance at $150 each

 Rate
Restaurants1 per 100 seats
Hotels1 per 100 rooms
Arenas1 per $1000 of fee
All Other1 per $1000 of fee