Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) have morphed from useful practical guidance to bewildering multi-page tomes which clash with the realty of how to do the job. More troubling, SOPs may be used as an excuse to not apply good judgment or hold employees responsible for safe performance. We'll discuss these challenges and basic adjustments.
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