What is a Standard/Safe Operating Procedure (SOP)?
A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) also commonly referred to as a Safe Operating Procedure/Safe Work Procedure (SWP) allows workers to perform their job in a consistent safe manner.
Standard/Safe Operating Procedures can aid a business in regards efficiency, output and consistency of performance while reducing risk to workers.
Benefits of Having Standard/Safe Operating Procedures (SOP's) in Place?
By having a Standard/Safe Operating Procedure (SOP) in place, workers don’t have to guess what to do next and can perform their task more efficiently and without danger to themselves or others.
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