Eligibility Criteria & Timeline


Applicants may be organizations within North America, including:
  • manufacturing
  • service
  • government
  • for-profit
  • non-profit
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 1
  Application Fee Deposit   May 1
  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