BS 15713

BS EN 15713 is the British Standard that specifies the disposal of confidential material.

It gives recommendations for the management and control of:

  • audit trail;
  • collection of confidential material;
  • company premises;
  • contract management;
  • destruction of confidential material;
  • retention of confidential material;
  • security screening of personnel (see BS 7858);
  • sub-contracting;
  • transportation of confidential material.

to ensure that such material is handled and disposed of securely and safely.

The recommendations apply to a company’s main business premises and any holding sites.

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