WICHITA, KS – June 21, 2019 – Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) today announced that its Wichita, Kansas location received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Cintas employee-partners were also joined by several special guests, including Ryan Hodge, OSHA’s Acting Area Director in Wichita.
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.
“We’re honored to be recognized with this prestigious safety award,” said Cindy Christian, General Manager at Cintas Wichita. “This achievement is the ultimate team award because it was earned through our employee-partners’ desire to be recognized as a world class safety operation. We will uphold this status and continue to make smart, safe decisions at work every day.”
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.