About American Society of Safety Engineers:Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based ASSE is the oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 35,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information please go to www.asse.org.
Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leading provider of on-site first aid, safety products and training solutions, today announced it has become a Centennial Sponsor of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). Through ongoing networking, education and research opportunities, Cintas will regularly work with the more than 35,000 safety professionals who are members of ASSE. The alliance will allow Cintas to better understand safety issues ASSE’s members face and give these individuals access to information aimed at improving safety in the workplace. “Cintas is committed to safety in our own operations and throughout our customers’ businesses, so we anticipate this to be the beginning of a mutually-beneficial, long-term relationship,” said Nancy Petersen, Senior Marketing Manager, Cintas. “Working with ASSE will allow us to gather insights from safety professionals across the nation, uncover top concerns in the workplace and develop solutions to further reduce worker injuries and illness.” In addition to working closely with ASSE members and its leadership team, Cintas subject matter experts will share best practices on a wide range of safety issues at ASSE’s regional meetings. Additionally, it will provide regular contributions to its specialty journals and Body of Knowledge, an online article and best practice database. Cintas will also be working with the ASSE to develop programs that recognize and champion safe workplace practices amongst ASSE members. The ASSE Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management, sponsored by Cintas, will recognize efforts by safety, health and environmental professionals to devise creative solutions that solve industry challenges. “As an organization devoted to safety, it’s important that our sponsors exhibit a commitment to protecting workers,” said Kathy A. Seabrook, ASSE President. “Cintas has the resources to help our members learn ways to address safety issues within their workplaces.” Cintas offers a variety of proactive and reactive safety solutions, from PPE and instructor-led training to first-aid cabinets and AED programs. For more information, please visit www.cintas.com/firstaidsafety. About Cintas Corporation: 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 cleaning and supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services and document management services for more than 1 million 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.