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5 Steps to Fix your Standard Operating Procedures

Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Over the years, I've had the honour of reading and improving stacks of standard operating procedures (SOPs).

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Topics: policies and procedures, safe operating procedures, standard operating procedures, safety operating procedures

5 Mistakes Companies make with their Standard Operating Procedures

Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on Mon, Jul 16, 2012

As a safety content producer, I get the rare chance to look at countless standard operating procedures from a variety of large companies.

We use these documents to write clear, friendly scripts, in order to produce training videos that will engage, increase learner understanding and recall.  Nearly, 95% of the time, these standard operating procedures are really hard to read and understand.  And they're very often wrong.

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Topics: SOPs, safety professionals, induction training, hr professionals, standard operating procedure, standard operating procedures