operating procedure

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Noun1.operating procedure - a procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situationoperating procedure - a procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situation
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
standard operating procedure, standard procedure, standing operating procedure, SOP - a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely; "rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries"
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This operating procedure will be available on the Nasdaq Dubai website under the 'Procedures' section.
Today, we have released the Standard Operating Procedure under which the institutes, which use small animals for various experiments, we have prepared a Standard Operating Procedure manual for them, on how to use the animals," said Ramesh
The story of Abu Ghraib in Standard Operating Procedure is every bit as troubling as the photographs, but it is different than the story told by the photographs alone.
Managers thoroughly reviewed and streamlined standard operating procedures (SOP) to maximize productivity and consistency in the use of laboratory methodology among chemists.
Their research leads them to believe that "the temporary change in the Fed's operating procedure may have had a powerful effect on the money-output relationship.
This finding indicates agencies need to embark on programs to educate managers on the priorities for, and agency mission benefits of, embracing telework as a standard operating procedure.
In addition, sequential procedures, including time-stamps, help guarantee standard operating procedure compliance.
standards such as Power system operating procedures, protection code, metering code, connection
A viable and enduring chain of command will depend on consistent operating procedures, clearly delineated roles, responsibilities and expectations among partners, managers and staff, individual accountability and putting the firm first.
implementing standard operating procedures for the creation, use, and management of Web records and maintaining adequate written documentation of those procedures
Dentists and hygienists using lasers must be familiar with the manufacturer's safe operating procedures.
From philosophy and preparation, to standard operating procedures, mechanical operations, communication basics, command structure, the incident command system, hazardous materials, special operations, post-incident analysis and much more, Street Smart Firefighting covers both practical need-to-know survival issues and equally crucial matters of organization and beauracracy all vital to serving as a member of the fire department.