Ontario Healthcare Housekeepers Association

The healthcare housekeeping industry in Ontario, Canada, is applauding the merger of the Ontario Healthcare Housekeepers Association (OHHA) with ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association. As OHHA joins ISSA's Canadian division, ISSA Canada, the association will now be known as OHHA, a Division of ISSA.

Formed in 19757, OHHA is an association dedicated to the advancement of the health care housekeeping industry as an integral partner of any team caring for patients and residents in both hospitals and long-term care facilities in Ontario. OHHA has delivered on its mission by providing housekeeping management staff, lead hands and frontline staff with the tools, educational resources, and training to upgrade their qualifications as true professionals.

All OHHA members who are current with their dues will be automatically transferred to ISSA's OHHA membership category. Active OHHA members gain access to all the benefits of both ISSA and ISSA Canada, including expanded educational opportunities, market exposure, networking events, business tools and resources, certifications and much more. 

The merger further demonstrates ISSA Canada's initiative to unite all facets of the Canadian cleaning and sanitary maintenance industry, and help change the way the world views cleaning.

Read the full press release HERE.


Top-Notch Educational Programming

The OHHA offers multiple educational programs geared to the healthcare housekeeper and environmental services professional.

These include the following:

Professional Healthcare Housekeeper (P.H.H.) is a certification process available to OHHA members. This certification program is continuously being upgraded to reflect the ever-changing needs of both patients and long-term care residents.

LEARN MORE about OHHA and OHHA Membership


ISSA Resources for the Healthcare Housekeeper...


Upcoming Events...

  • June 1-3, 2021 - OHHA "Dirty Dancing" Trade Show and Conference, Fern Resort, Orillia, ON (CLICK HERE for more information)
  • June 9-10, 2021 - ISSA Show Canada, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON (CLICK HERE for more information)
  • November 15-18, 2021 - ISSA Show North America, Las Vegas, NV (CLICK HERE for more information)