CHARLOTTE, NC – December 5, 2019 – Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) today announced that its Charlotte, NC First Aid & Safety location achieved Carolina Star certification, the North Carolina Department of Labor’s (NCDOL) highest level of safety and health recognition. The NCDOL created the Carolina Star Program to recognize and promote effective safety and health management systems at workplaces throughout the state.
Cherie Berry, NCDOL Commissioner of Labor, and other OSHA representatives joined Mark Carter, President and COO of Cintas’ First Aid & Safety Division, and Cintas employee-partners for a special ceremony on December 4 at the Cintas location at 6300 Harris Tech Blvd in Charlotte.
“Working safely every day is part of our culture, so earning this distinction is an honor,” said Nathan Murphy, General Manager at the Cintas Charlotte First Aid & Safety location. “Earning Carolina Star certification demonstrates the collaboration across our team to foster a productive work environment with the common goal of eliminating workplace injuries and illnesses.”
The Carolina Star Program is designed to recognize employers and employees who have implemented effective safety and health management systems and maintain injury and illness rates that meet the criteria for participation. Star Program participants are proactive and partner with the N.C. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Division in an effort to prevent fatalities, injuries, and illnesses.
About Cintas Corporation:
Cintas Corporation helps more than one million businesses of all types and sizes get ready™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and training and compliance courses, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held Fortune 500 company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.