Exton, PA – July 22, 2021 – Oswald Building Services 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, Oswald Building Services has implemented the most stringent protocols for
cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention. Oswald Building Services is proud to be the first organization in Pennsylvania to achieve this designation.
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 Oswald Building Services 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, Oswald Building Services has received third-party validation of its cleaning, disinfection and infection prevention protocols and procedures.”
To achieve GBAC STAR™ Service Accreditation, Oswald Building Services 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.
Learn more about GBAC STAR Service accreditation at www.gbac.org.
About Oswald Building Services
Oswald Building Services provides commercial janitorial services in the Philadelphia region and surrounding suburbs. With over 25 years of experience in the commercial janitorial industry, Oswald Building Services takes their commitment to their partners seriously. The Oswald Building Services team provides valuable insight into the
cleaning and disinfection of our partners properties. Oswald Building Services is committed to the prevention of infectious outbreak. We have received the GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation and the GBAC STAR™ Service Provider accreditation. Oswald Building Services’ mission is to serve our clients more efficiently, effectively, and professionally than any other partner a business has ever had. Oswald Building Services believes in Honesty, Integrity and Fairness in everything we do! For more information about Oswald Building Services, visit www.oswaldsvcs.com or call 610-952-6241.
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 realtime 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.
For more information about the GBAC STAR™ Accreditation program & Oswald Building Services, visit www.oswaldsvcs.com or call 610-952-6241
Oswald Building Services
35 East Uwchlan Avenue, Suite 322
Exton, PA 19341