Beyond Paper: What Else Does Your Shredding Provider Offer?

fist-punching-through-paperShredding outdated paper records is essential for maintaining the privacy of your customers, protecting your business reputation, and complying with state and federal regulations. But document shredding isn’t the only step you need to take. For a comprehensive privacy protection solution, see if your shredding provider offers the following services:

Media Destruction

Every privacy protection plan should include a final disposition solution for expired and unwanted computer media. Partner with a shredding and destruction company who offers a turnkey disposal solution for the following electronic/magnetic media devices:

  • Hard drives
  • Flash drives
  • Zip disks
  • Magnetic backup tapes
  • CDs, Blu-rays, and DVDs
  • Credit cards and other magnetic-stripe cards
  • VHS and cassette tapes
  • Floppy disks
  • Optical disk drives

Product Destruction

If you’re a manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer and thieves scavenge discarded products from your dumpster, your brand may suffer permanent damage. Check to see whether your shredding provider offers product destruction services that allow you to securely dispose of defective merchandise, sensitive products, prototypes, and other products regulated by law.

eWaste Recycling

Every year, millions of tons of corporate electronic waste are dumped in landfills. To help protect the planet, partner with a shredding and destruction provider that offers eWaste Recycling services. They pick up your electronic waste and transfer it to trusted recycler for environmentally-responsible recycling or disposal.

Policy and Procedure Consulting

There are laws and regulations your company must adhere to when managing, retaining and disposing of sensitive documents. A shredding and destruction partner offering policy and procedure consulting helps your organization set up guidelines and standards for information retention and final disposition.

Identity Theft Training

Identity thieves prey on companies with sensitive personal, financial, and medical data. Since your employees are the first line of defense against identity theft, educate them on how to protect confidential information. A shredding and destruction company that offers identity theft training ensures your staff has a thorough understanding of identity theft risks and prevention strategies.

HIPAA Compliance Training

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) affects any organization storing, handling, and/or transmitting protected health information (PHI). HIPAA compliance is monitored and enforced by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR). HIPAA non-compliance penalties include monetary fines and possible jail time for corporate officers. Partnering with a shredding and destruction company that offers HIPAA physician compliance training ensures your information disposal policies practices comply with the law.

Land Shark Shredding offers NAID AAA Certified shredding and destruction services in Bowling Green and throughout southwest Kentucky. For more information, please contact us by phone or complete the form on this page.

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