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Monday, October 21st, 2019

The oil and gas industry is expansive and involved in a wide range of regulatory regimes. As such, record and information retention for any oil or gas company is staggering. Many oil and gas businesses are also facing escalating costs right now, including costs associated with discovery. Developing a records inventory and identifying obsolete records are two of the key steps for reducing document storage costs and discovery expenses.

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Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Identity theft is a serious crime that happens more frequently than ever. When it comes to handling private information, it is important that every business knows how to properly dispose of it. In fact, the government has several laws in place to help make sure private information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. But just what are these laws? Here’s a quick guide to some of the most important ones.

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Monday, May 13th, 2019

The proper disposal of sensitive documents is a vital part of any document management plan. A business must know what to shred and when to shred it in order to protect its security and comply with federal regulations. A security or data breach is the last thing any business wants to be responsible for. The best choice is to implement a shred-all policy.

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Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Every single student has a student record. Whether they stayed until graduation, or only attended for a few months, schools always keep important information on hand. Schools also need to keep financial documentation, employee and staff records, and other documents. So what can a school do with these records once they are no longer needed?

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Monday, February 18th, 2019

If you use a shredding company to destroy your sensitive documents, you may or may not receive a certificate of destruction after every job. The document states what was done to shred your papers and media and that the process was secure. You may be wondering if you really need this certificate if the documents are already destroyed securely. The answer is yes, and here’s why.

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Monday, January 21st, 2019

Almost everyone knows the importance of shredding sensitive materials and documents. Criminals have grown more efficient at stealing valuable information from documents that aren’t properly destroyed. Shredding is one of the best ways to avoid identity theft and ensure your personal information is safe.

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Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

It’s the start of a new year and you are likely preparing your business for many things. One thing you should consider is document purging, also known as shredding. This is something every employee can and should partake in, especially if there are documents piled up. There are few ways you can get rid of records and files, including document management and shredding.

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Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Many businesses begin to think about document purging during the winter, especially around the beginning of a new year. This term refers to shredding large amounts of files and documents. Organizing your files and paperwork should be done throughout the year. It can make deciding what to keep and what to shred easier. Document purging helps to protect your staff, customers and clients, and business safe from criminals and violating the law. Having a plan in place, knowing what to shred, and knowing how to shred can make document purging easier.

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Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Identity theft is one of the biggest threats in the modern world. How you store employee, client, and personal information could be putting you at risk. Keeping every sensitive document and record indefinitely can become both dangerous and burdensome. Most documents only need to be kept for a few years, but how do you know what to get rid of and when to do your shredding? Here is a simple guide to help you keep the dangers and clutter down.

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Friday, March 17th, 2017

Pharmacists are responsible for an extensive amount of record keeping, including records for patients, prescriptions, drug errors, health disclosures, and narcotic receipts. In order to comply with federal legislation, you must retain all documents for the minimum retention period before disposing of them properly.

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