What are Standard Operating Procedures?


Does My Company Need SOPs?

Standard operating procedures (SOP) are a set of detailed, step-by-step instructions to help workers perform routine operations. It also explains the process being described. The SOP is often in accordance with industry regulations and standards, or even just individual company standards for running operations.

Developing company standards through SOPs will:

  • Increase efficiency

  • Reduce avoidable mistakes and errors

  • Reduce training times

  • Save your company money and time in the long run