A new study suggests that immunity may only last a short while after recovering from COVID-19. GBAC’s Patty Olinger responds to questions on 600 KOGO Radio.
Patty Olinger talks about her excitement of the unprecedented development of a vaccine going to market in the future and how this news is very encouraging. She also talks to the importance of hand washing and wearing masks and that we as a society should be working together to control personal behaviors to keep everyone safe.
Dr. Gavin MacGregor-Skinner is interviewed on CGTN after the President of China, Xi Jinping, speaks at the WHO assembly. MacGregor-Skinner talks about the importance of sharing consistent information from country to country during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need for rapid response teams to help countries fill in the gaps. They also discuss how a vaccine will take time to research, develop and distribute, and how there needs to be realistic expectations about timing, safety, and its effectiveness before it is distributed to the masses.
Experts warn consumers that chemical disinfectants should not be ingested into the body. They also caution you to pay attention to what you hear and focus on factual evidence based information when looking for preventing the spread of COVID-19.
They discuss the measures that should be taken to stop the spread of COVID-19 including protecting the national healthcare system and it’s workers. They discuss training the public to understand proper social distancing and how to make the correct choices to protect the vulnerable populations.
Patty discusses the level of risk and that the public needs to be cautious and vigilant on how we protect ourselves against this virus. Olinger also provides simple tips on what to do to protect yourself and others.
Executive Director, Mark Tester, of the Orange County Convention Center explains the advantages of obtaining the GBAC STAR accreditation. He explains that investing in a third party accreditation ensures they are following best practices, policies, and procedures which brings confidence to customers who come to events in the facility.
Staples Center President, Lee Zeidman, talks about why they decided on the GBAC STAR accreditation program. He explains that his team developed initial guidelines and protocols and felt a third party accreditation would be great to verify that they are doing everything they could to assure the safety and cleanliness to the guests, staff, athletes, artists, and performers that come to the Staples Center.
The first two facilities have obtained their GBAC STAR accreditation, Georgia World Congress Center and Overland Park Convention Center. Executives of these facilities were tasked with securing protocols and best practices needed for convention centers and talk about how they utilize what they learned from the GBAC process in their “new normal”.
The first small restaurant Dinner in a Dash, have received GBAC Star accreditation. Owners and managers discuss their concerns about continuing their business during COVID-19, and explain they wanted to obtain accreditation to assure safety for their workers and customers during this time.
Tom Garfinkel, CEO of the Miami Dolphins talks about his experience obtaining GBAC STAR accreditation for Hard Rock Stadium. Garfinkel needed a credible third party expert with a set of standards and protocols to follow and live up to. He explains how he worked together with the GBAC team to come up with a plan specifically for a stadium facility, and explains what the staff has to do in order for the stadium to become a touchless environment.
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.
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.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have hereunto executed this Agreement as of the date first set forth above.
By ISSA :
By Company :
|ISSA Course Prices|
|ISSA Member price||$150.00/course|
|ISSA Member Quantity discount pricing|
|250 + Courses||Custom Pricing|
|ISSA Non-Member price||$300.00/course|
|Restaurants||US$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
|Restaurants||1 per 100 seats|
|Hotels||1 per 100 rooms|
|Arenas||1 per $1000 of fee|
|All Other||1 per $1000 of fee|