STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) will announce today that its rental location in Stockton, California received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the California State Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The announcement will take place during a special ceremony beginning at 10:00 a.m. PT at Cintas, located at 1877 Industrial Drive, Stockton, California, 95206.
VPP Star is OSHA’s highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health. Voluntary Protection Program Star certification is earned by businesses who meet very rigorous safety requirements and can prove that the elimination of injuries is a key component of a company’s culture.
“One of our goals as a company is to make sure that our employee-partners are in the safest working conditions possible, and that they take the safety training they receive on the job and apply it to their everyday lives,” said Randy Galvin, General Manager at Cintas in Stockton, CA. “That’s why we are honored to have received this recognition in safety excellence.”
Approximately 142 employee-partners are employed at the uniform rental facility in Stockton. The location officially began the VPP process in 2013, and received mentorship from safety leaders at NuStar Energy.
Since 2011, a total of 66 Cintas facilities have been recognized under the VPP program. Cintas is currently ranked second in the entire nation for companies with VPP sites.
Cintas Corporation has approximately 250 facilities throughout the world actively pursuing VPP recognition by OSHA or the equivalent under a similar certifying body. This includes operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Honduras.
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 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.