Eligibility Criteria & Timeline


Applicants may be for-profit, non-profit organizations or government agencies within North America. Organizations may include, but are not limited to, service, health
care, manufacturing, financial, information technology, etc. Applicants must employ 500 or more employees. Organizations that have multiple sites may apply as a whole entity or as a site with 500 or more employees.
Winning organizations may re-apply for eCHAA recognition after a three-year period.
The following is the timeline for the current Award cycle:
  Letter of Intent to Apply/Basic Information About    Your Organization Forms    May 15
  Application Fee Deposit   May 15
  Completed Application     July 1
  Balance of Application Fee   July 1
  Applicant(s) Notified of Status   September
  Site Visit(s)    October – November
  Winner(s) Notified   December
  Winner(s) recognized at the annual American       Occupational Health Conference (AOHC)   April/May