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Cintas uniform facility receives SHARP certification

November 9, 2011

UNION, NJ — Cintas Corporation in Union, New Jersey, recently became the first company in Union and the first Cintas facility located in federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) jurisdiction to receive Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) certification, according to a press release.

SHARP is OSHA''s official recognition of employers that have eliminated OSHA hazards, established effective safety and health management programs and have maintained injury rates below national averages, the release stated.

According to the release, acceptance into the program begins at the company''s request and took Cintas more than a year to complete.

"This recognition is not the end of our commitment to safety; it''s just the beginning," said Mike Palo, general manager.

"A lot of hard work, commitment and consistency of our safety vision has resulted in obtaining this recognition, and today is a celebration of what our Cintas employee-partners have achieved," Palo added.

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