By SEMA Editors
|STAR accreditation means that a facility has an infectious disease prevention program to limit risks associated with infectious agents.|
To help ensure a safe business environment with the proper protocols in place, the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) has implemented several health measures, including the training needed complete the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR Accreditation Program.
The program is the cleaning industry's only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities. Earning the accreditation means that a facility has maintained an infectious disease prevention program to limit risks associated with infectious agents. The training includes the proper methods and best practices for biohazard situations, such as the novel coronavirus.
SEMA's Vice President of Events Tom Gattuso complimented the convention center's level ofcommitment to being a world class tradeshow venue.
"We're pleased to see that the Las Vegas Convention Center is among the first facilities in the country to apply for the GBAC Star program," said Gattuso. "The Show's safety plan will compliment the efforts of the LVCC, and together we will build an optimal environment for business connections to take place.”
The accreditation process is similar in approach to other relevant industry programs, such as ISO 9001, ISO 45001, and ISO 35001.
More information is available at www.gbac.issa.com/issa-gbac-star-facility-accreditation.