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Federal OSHA Recognizes Cintas Location in Springfield, MO with Highest Safety Designation


Cintas Corporation (CTAS) today announced that its location in Springfield, MO received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP Star is their highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health.

The Springfield, Missouri location is the 47th Cintas facility and the first Fire Protection location to achieve OSHA VPP Star Recognition.

“I’m very proud of what the employee-partners at this location have accomplished,” said John Amann, President & Chief Operating Officer, Cintas Fire Division. “They have set the standard and proven to everyone that World Class Safety and our Safety Vision can be achieved.”

(VPP) 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 DNA.

“Our employee-partners are dedicated and take ownership of safety, making it part of the way we do business,” said Todd Kimbrell, Branch Manager. “We know that the only way to go to work, do the work and go home from work is the safe way.”

The company has almost three hundred facilities throughout the world actively pursuing VPP recognition and is currently ranked 4th in the nation for companies with VPP sites.

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.

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