Cintas Corporation Announces Free Workshop Series on Electrical Safety
Educational series on NFPA 70E discusses ways to properly protect employees
and ensure compliance in hazardous environments
CINCINNATI -- October 18, 2013
According to research from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and
Health (NIOSH), electrical shock results in approximately 4,000 non-disabling
injuries annually, 3,600 disabling injuries annually and one death daily in
the U.S. To help facility managers and safety and risk prevention
professionals improve employee safety programs, Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:
CTAS) has announced a free workshop series on NFPA 70E and flame-resistant
“Many organizations are actively looking to understand how to properly protect
employees who are exposed to electric shock, fires and explosions,” said John
Rudy, Senior Manager of Strategy and Marketing, Cintas Uniform Rental.
“Through these workshops, we look forward to providing participants with
up-to-date, accurate information and tips for protecting employees who are
working on or around energized equipment.”
Hosted by Cintas and featuring guest speakers from The Hilgeman Group, Inc.
and Westex, the complimentary workshops will discuss NFPA 70E, 2112 and 2113,
as well as OSHA’s 1910.132 clarification on flame-resistant clothing. The
Hilgeman Group, Inc. has over two decades of industrial safety experience and
provides electrical and arc flash safety services to more than 1500 companies
in North America. With more than 50 years of advanced testing and
manufacturing, Westex, Inc. is a world leader of FR fabrics. Millions of
garments made from Westex fabrics are worn by workers in a range of industries
that involve fire hazards.
Upcoming workshop dates and locations include:
*Nov. 7, Penske Racing, Charlotte, N.C.
*Nov. 14, Courtyard Newark Downtown, Newark, N.J.
*Nov. 21, Grace College and Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Ind.
*Dec. 4, University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.
*Dec. 5, Bluegrass Community College, Lexington, Ky.
*Dec. 11, University of Tennessee, Nashville, Tenn.
*Dec. 12, Bridgestone Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.
For additional information, a complete list of workshops and to register,
please visit www.cintas.com/register/nfpa.asp or call 1-800-914-1960 ext.
For more information about flame-resistant clothing from Cintas, visit
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.
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