Standard ASTM E2706-18
1.1 This practice sets forth criteria for the design, manufacture, assembly, modification, operation, maintenance, service, or repair of plant-based and mobile secure destruction equipment.
1.2 This practice is applicable both to plant-based (fixed facilit
y) and mobile (truck-base
d) secure destruction operations engaged in collecting, receiving, storing, processing, transporting, or combinations thereof, media and related items to provide for secure destruction by physical or electronic alteration.
1.3 In this practice, minimum safety requirements are established with respect to secure destruction operations and equipment.
1.4 This practice applies to both new and existing mobile and plant-based secure destruction equipment.
1.5 Units—The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.7 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.