Records management programs are initiated to
help organizations save time, money, storage space, and to comply with legal
So Why has LCSC Chosen to
Initiate a Records Retention Program?
- To save time, money, storage space, and
- It is estimated that 49% of filing
equipment space is used to store duplicate copies and records that have
passed their legal retention
- On Average, staff NEVER refer to 88% of
their records and 95% of references are made to records UNDER THREE YEARS
Records Management Program
*Someone will try to destroy my records?
-- Definitely not, records
management programs are initiated to aid in identifying records that should
be archived at a state facility, to organize records and put on a retention
schedule, and to increase efficiency in retrieving and storing records. Each
department chooses whether they will have records terminated, not the
*My privacy will be invaded?
--Privacy is #1 in starting a records management program. If
a department/employee has certain records that they are not comfortable in
sharing, please let the records coordinator know. All privacy will be
*The process is too time intensive and
--The records manager (RM) works in conjunction with the department in
inventorying the records to speed and simplify the process. IH can be assigned to
do the inventorying with the RM to ease workloads.
Please use the links to the left for information regarding
records retention. If you have further questions, please contact the
Administrative Services office, Theresa Chrisman,
at ADM 106, ph: (208) 792-2240 or via