PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) today announced that its locations in Northeast Philadelphia and Allentown received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP Star is the highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health.
“This process has reduced our recordable injuries and auto liability claims,” said Michael Flamm, General Manager of the Allentown location. “Each employee-partner shares a commitment to working safely and watching out for each other and I am proud to work with them.”
The Northeast Philadelphia and Allentown locations employ more than 400 people in the state of Pennsylvania.
“We live and breathe safety,” said Bill Stockage, General Manager of the Northeast Philadelphia location. “We truly care about each other and want everyone to go home the same way they came to work.”
Cintas has a total of 55 facilities recognized under the VPP program and is currently ranked fourth in the entire nation for companies with VPP sites.
Cintas Corporation has over three hundred facilities throughout the world actively pursuing VPP recognition, including operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Honduras.
For more information about Cintas Safety, please visit http://www.cintascsr.com/safety.php
About Cintas Corporation:
Cintas Corporation helps more than 900,000 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 safety and compliance training, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held 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.