What to Shred

Personal data and confidential information on your company, your employees or your customers needs to be protected. It's not just good practice. It's the law. A shredding program designed for you by SafeGuard helps keep you compliant with your legislation.

Knowing what to shred is important. With SafeGuard as your shredding services partner, it's easy. SafeGuard's secure document destruction process empowers organizations, big or small, to make sure this information is secure.

The following is a good indication of what to shred.

Executive Level

  • Strategic Reports
  • Budgets
  • Legal contracts
  • Correspondence

Human Resources

  • Payroll information
  • Performance appraisals
  • Applications
  • Disciplinary reports and promotions
  • Medical records
  • Treatment programs

Research & Development

  • New product information
  • Reports
  • Formulas, product plans and tests
  • Specification drawings

Accounting & Information Technology

  • Payroll statements
  • Budget schedules
  • Internal reports
  • Supplier information
  • Customer lists


  • Manuals
  • Training information
  • Activity sheets
  • Contracts
  • General service information
  • Health and safety issues
  • Appraisals, product testing, etc.


  • Supplier records
  • Supplier specifications
  • Supplier purchase orders
  • Supplier confidential information
  • Corporate records

Sales & Marketing

  • Customer lists and contracts
  • Strategies
  • Advertising
  • Activity sheets
  • Training information

Protect yourself, your company and your customers, and let SafeGuard Document Destruction services safeguard your privacy.