The Colombian cooperative “Orientación y Seguridad CTA” (Advice and Security CTA, in English) was created in 2002 with the aim of providing unify security service for one of the largest healthcare cooperatives in the country: “Saludcoop”. Before that, “Saludcoop” had more than 90 security service providers. The main activities of “Orientación y Seguridad CTA” have been developed in the field of cooperative training and security services in hospitals. With training courses in the cooperative field, the members can know and understand this specific economic model, while with training in Hospital Safety, “Counselling and Security CTA” has achieved Quality Certifications, in Customer Service, Occupational Health and Safety. The cooperative is also active in the environmental sector: it has planted more than 5.000 plants in the centre of the country to contribute to the preservation of natural resources.
International Organisation of Industrial, Artisanal and
Service Producers' Cooperatives
Secretariat: C/O European Cooperative House - avenue Milcamps 105
1030 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 543 1033, fax: +32 2 543 1037