Alpine GBAC STAR Service Accreditation
December 14, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Alpine Building Maintenance Inc. Has Achieved GBAC STAR Service Accreditation
Delta, British Columbia – December 14, 2021 – Alpine Building Maintenance Inc. (Alpine) has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory CouncilTM (GBAC) STAR™ Service Accreditation. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Alpine has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention.
As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR Service helps cleaning service providers establish protocols and procedures, offers expert-led training and assesses a service provider’s readiness for biorisk situations. The program verifies that Alpine is committed to building occupant safety through a respected, third-party accreditation.
“GBAC STAR Service Accreditation empowers service provider owners and managers to assure workers, customers and key stakeholders that they have proven systems in place to maintain clean and healthy environments,” said GBAC Executive Director Patricia Olinger. “By taking this important step to pursue GBAC STAR Service Accreditation, Alpine has received third-party validation of its cleaning, disinfection and infection prevention protocols and procedures.”
To achieve GBAC STAR™ Service Accreditation, Alpine was required to demonstrate compliance with the program’s 20 core elements, which range from standard operating procedures and risk assessment strategies to personal protective equipment and emergency preparedness and response measures.
“Alpine is committed to ensuring our Clients’ spaces area clean and healthy for their employees, customers, and visitors”, said Alpine’s Chief Executive Officer, Dean Johnson. “Earning the GBAC STAR Service Accreditation is a critically important designation for Alpine to demonstrate our commitment to delivering the next level of clean for our clients.”
Learn more about GBAC STAR Service accreditation at www.gbac.org, and how Alpine could help your facility become accredited.
Headquartered in Delta, BC, Alpine is one of Canada’s largest national janitorial and building maintenance services provider, with offices and team members across the country. Over its 40-year history, Alpine has built a diverse customer base in private, public and government sectors, specializing in custom, turn-key cleaning solutions to empower our clients to concentrate on their key business activities and look their best to their customers. Alpine services more than 120 Million square feet daily ensuring clean, healthy and safe environments for our clients and the building communities.
About GBAC, a Division of ISSA
Composed of international leaders in the field of microbial-pathogenic threat analysis, mitigation, response and recovery, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, provides training, guidance, accreditation, certification, crisis management assistance and leadership to government, commercial and private entities looking to mitigate, quickly address and/or recover from biological threats and real-time crises. The organization’s services include biorisk management program assessment and training, Forensic Restoration® response and remediation, the GBAC STAR™ facility and service accreditation programs, training and certification of individuals and consulting for building owners and facility managers. For more information, visit www.gbac.org.
With more than 10,500 members—including distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, wholesalers, building service contractors, in-house service providers, residential cleaners and associated service members—ISSA is the world’s leading trade association for the cleaning industry. The association is committed to changing the way the world views cleaning by providing its members with the business tools they need to promote cleaning as an investment in human health, the environment and an improved bottom line. Headquartered in Northbrook, Ill., USA, the association has regional offices in Mainz, Germany; Whitby, Canada; Parramatta, Australia; Seoul, South Korea; and Shanghai, China. For more information about ISSA, visit www.issa.com or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.