Cintas in Wichita, KS, Recognized by OSHA for Safe Operations
Cintas Corp. recently announced that its Wichita, KS, location received the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Cintas’ employee-partners were joined at a ceremony by several special guests, including Ryan Hodge, OSHA’s acting area director in Wichita.
“We’re honored to be recognized with this prestigious safety award,” said Cindy Christian, general manager at Cintas Wichita. “This achievement is the ultimate team award because it was earned through our employee-partners’ desire to be recognized as a world-class safety operation. We will uphold this status and continue to make smart, safe decisions at work every day.”
VPP Star is OSHA’s highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health, earned by businesses who meet rigorous safety requirements. Cintas is the number one participant in the nation for companies with VPP sites, with approximately 250 facilities worldwide actively pursuing VPP recognition by OSHA or the equivalent under a similar certifying body.
Cintas has been involved with the VPP program since 2010, and currently, over 100 Cintas’ locations have achieved VPP Star status. Cintas also participates in similar programs in Canada, Mexico and Honduras.