On-Site Document Destruction -
Security is the name of the game! When records are not
shredded on-site, there is no means of establishing the
exact date that a record is destroyed. In the event of
a legal dispute, this could be a legal necessity.
Although a Certificate of Destruction may be issued, it does
not transfer the responsibility to maintain the
confidentiality of the materials to the contractor. If
private information surfaces after the vendor accepts its,
the court is bound to question the process by which the
particular contractor was selected. Any company not
showing due diligence in their selection of a contractor
that is capable of providing the necessary security could be
Flexible Schedules - Weekly, Bi-Monthly, and Monthly
Services to accommodate your needs.
Clean-Out Service - Keep efficient and keep secure.
Destroying stored documents that have reached the end of
their retention period eliminates potential liability and
frees up expensive storage space. Federal Rule 26
requires that, in the event of a lawsuit, each party provide
all relevant records to the opposing counsel within 85 days
of the defendant's initial response. Routinely
destroying stored records, shows that a company exhibits
good practice in protecting confidential material and limits
the amount of materials it must search through to comply
with this law.
Internal Personnel Should Not Be Responsible To Destroy
Payroll, labor relations, legal affairs, bids, customer
lists and other confidential materials should not be
entrusted to lower level employees for destruction.