For Immediate Release
Director of Marketing
RALEIGH, N.C., JULY 23, 2019 – The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that Choice Screening has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will now be formally recognized as BSCC-Accredited.
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“Our high standards for background checks, compliance, client education, technology, security, and professionalism have proven to meet or exceed industry standards. We are thrilled to announce our BSAAP Accreditation and join an exclusive group of background screeners”, said Matthew Mitchell, CEO of Choice Screening.
Each year, U.S. employers, organizations and governmental agencies request millions of consumer reports to assist with critical business decisions involving background screening. Background screening reports, which are categorized as consumer reports, are currently regulated at both the federal and state level.
Since its inception, NAPBS has maintained that there is a strong need for a singular, cohesive industry standard and, therefore, created the BSAAP. Governed by a strict professional standard of specified requirements and measurements, the BSAAP is becoming a widely recognized seal of achievement that brings national recognition to background screening organizations (also referred to as Consumer Reporting Agencies). This recognition will stand as the industry “seal,” representing a background screening organization’s commitment to excellence, accountability, high professional standards and continued institutional improvement.
The BSCC oversees the application process and is the governing accreditation body that validates the background screening organizations seeking accreditation meet or exceed a measurable standard of competence. To become accredited, consumer reporting agencies must pass a rigorous onsite audit, conducted by an independent auditing firm, of its policies and procedures as they relate to six critical areas: consumer protection, legal compliance, client education, product standards, service standards, and general business practices.
Any U.S.-based employment screening organization is eligible to apply for accreditation. A copy of the standard, the policies and procedures, and measurements is available at www.napbs.com.
Founded in 2003 as a not-for-profit trade association, the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) represents the interests of more than 900 member companies around the world that offer tenant, employment and background screening. NAPBS provides relevant programs and training aimed at empowering members to better serve clients and maintain standards of excellence in the background screening industry, and presents a unified voice in the development of national, state and local regulations. For more information, visit www.napbs.com.
About Choice Screening, Inc.:
Choice Screening, is a BSCC-Accredited, industry-leading provider of pre-employment background checks, Drug, Alcohol, and Medical Screening, Professional Verifications, Driving Records, Credit Reports, Rental History, as well as many post hire services such as Form I-9 Comply™, Workers Compensation, and Choice ReScreen. Choice Screening prides itself on client education and providing an accurate scope of this highly regulated industry. They are not only focused on remaining compliant, but provide the necessary hiring solutions to help their clients achieve their goals.