ONTARIO, CA – November 11, 2019 – Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) today announced that its Ontario, California rental facility services location received California Voluntary Protection Program Certification (VPP) certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Cintas employee-partners were also joined by several special guests during a special ceremony on Nov. 11th, including Iraj Pourmehraban, director of Cal/OSHA VPP.
VPP Star is OSHA’s highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health, earned by businesses who meet rigorous safety requirements. Cintas is the number one participant in the nation for companies with VPP sites, with approximately 250 facilities throughout the world actively pursuing VPP recognition by OSHA or the equivalent under a similar certifying body.
“This achievement is the result of a work culture based on a commitment to teamwork, strong leadership support, personal ownership of our facilities and ongoing continuous improvement,” said Jim Reeder, General Manager at Cintas Ontario. “We will maintain this standard of safety and this award will serve as a reminder of the importance of sending everyone home injury and accident free every workday.”
Cintas has been involved with the VPP program since 2010, and currently, over 100 Cintas locations have been achieved VPP Star status. Cintas also participates in similar programs in Canada, Mexico and Honduras.
About Cintas Corporation:
Cintas Corporation helps more than one million businesses of all types and sizes getready™ 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.