SOPs - concise guide wanted

Mike O'Hara mjohara at ihug.co.nz
Sat Jun 5 18:00:24 EST 1999

In continuation of this thread, a number of organizations also use SOPs as
key training tools for new staff. If you plan to use them for this purpose,
a Notes section  (at the end) covering why certain things are done in a
certain way is of benefit - these can then link with any induction/training
you would give these staff

Mike O'Hara

"S.Ballal" wrote:

> to add to reply by Albican:
> Also it should clearly and point wise state what is to be done, without
> assuming that the user will know about it, clearly defining the critical
> parameters/ operations. If you need I can send you some simple SOP's to
> get an idea.
> S.Ballal
> albican at my-deja.com wrote:
> >
> > In article <7j3vei$3i2$1 at gxsn.com>,
> >   "Alec Gallagher" <alec at colindal.globalnet.co.uk> wrote:
> > > Does anyone know of a publication which gives a *concise* guide to
> > writing
> > > standard operating procedures?  One available in the UK would be
> > > preferable - if it has a microbiology bias, so much the better.
> >
> > There is no mystery to writing SOPs.  Design a template that has a
> > Purpose, Materials, and Procedures.  You could add in other sections
> > concerning Safety, Critical Points, and Products affected.  The key is
> > consistency
> >
> > Albican
> > Biologist masquerading as a Microbiologist
> >
> > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/
> > Share what you know. Learn what you don't.

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