(NASDAQ: CTAS) today announced that its uniform rental branch in Terre Haute, IN has received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from The Indiana Department of Labor’s (IDOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP is OSHA’s highest recognition for the practice of, and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health.
"Cintas has been successful in its efforts to foster a culture of workplace safety and health,” said Lori Torres, IDOL Commissioner. “The Indiana Department of Labor is proud to work with Cintas to advance this culture.”
Commissioner Torres was among several government officials and dignitaries present as the Terre Haute Cintas facility as its 40 employee-partners proudly raised its VPP flag on November 13
. The facility becomes the 7
Cintas site to receive VPP recognition, and the 2
in the state of Indiana.
“The journey to achieving VPP Star began with our location needing to embrace change and adopt a proactive safety culture,” said Quentin Williams, former General Manager of the Cintas in Terre Haute. “I am so honored and blessed to have worked with some of the best partners at Cintas right here in the city of Terre Haute,” he added.
Cintas Corporation has approximately 310 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.
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services and document management services for more than 900,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS, and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.