Ways Hospitals Can Benefit From Document and Data Destruction

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 12:04 pm, Posted by Absolute Destruction

In Ontario, those who have authority over health records have a responsibility to ensure they are protected against a privacy breach. This isn’t just a private moral or ethical standard — it’s a legal requirement. The Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) governs Ontario’s privacy legislature with regard to the health sector. It oversees how […]

Two doctors’ side by side from the neck down. One is holding hospital paperwork, and the other has a stethoscope around their neck.

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How to Safely Get Rid Of Old Employee Records

Thursday, January 5, 2023 3:18 pm, Posted by Absolute Destruction

The period of time that you need to store employee paperwork — including items like pay stubs, timesheets, payroll information and contracts — varies based on your location. Here in Ontario, you must hold on to employee paperwork for the duration of your employee’s time with you, and then for an additional three years after […]

A corner of a white room. It’s full of tall, wooden filing cabinets with black lamps on top.

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Who Can Benefit From On-Site Document Destruction?

Monday, November 28, 2022 11:22 am, Posted by Absolute Destruction

Businesses now more than ever, especially those that serve the public, must include secure document destruction as part of their risk management activities. A lot of attention is paid to online data security, and rightfully so. However, digital security is only one piece of the data security puzzle. With criminals actively stealing mail and searching […]

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