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OSHA recognizes Cintas plant

February 20, 2012

RICHMOND, VA — Cintas Corporation''s Chester, Virginia, facility has received the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) "Star" worksite designation from the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), according to a press release.

The Star designation is the agency''s highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health, the release stated.

According to the release, it is the third Cintas uniform rental operation to receive the coveted status, and the fourth company-wide.

"This type of achievement can only be realized when everyone is working together for one common goal," says Howard Baron, general manager of Cintas in Chester, near Richmond.

"To say I’m proud of my team would be an understatement. It''s a great accomplishment that is deserved by a great group of employee-partners," Baron added.

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