EPA Records Schedule 582
Status: Final, 03/31/2009
Title: Protective and Preventive Measures Reports Files
Function: 401-119-03 - Provide Safety, Health, and Environmental Services
NARA Disposal Authority:
This schedule authorizes the disposition of the record copy in any media (media neutral), excluding any records already in electronic form. Records designated for permanent retention must be transferred to the National Archives in accordance with NARA standards at the time of transfer.
Contains reports of surveys and inspections of government-owned facilities conducted to ensure adequacy of protective and preventive measures taken against hazards of fire, explosion, and accidents.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at end of year.
Destroy 5 years after file closure.
Reasons for Disposition:
The disposition instructions have been rewritten as media neutral to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system. The file closure instructions have changed from when no longer needed to end of year. The 5-year retention after file closure has not changed.
Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/23/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 06/15/2007
NARA Approval: 03/06/2009