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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Changes related to Nasdaq Dubai Operating Procedure for Clearing of Derivatives Contracts detailed in attached 'Clearing, Settlement and Risk Management Procedure for Derivatives'.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said on Friday, his ministry has issued a Standard Operating Procedure manual for various institutes on the use of small animals for experiments.
Based primarily on interviews with Soldiers and other personnel with direct knowledge and involvement at Abu Ghraib, Standard Operating Procedure examines the context surrounding the infamous photographs that emerged from the American-run prison in Iraq.
This reduces the physical strain that a surgeon may undergo due to long hours of surgery and provides complete control over the operating procedure.
The manual incorporates a standard operating procedure for training, which was developed with the cooperation of other State laboratories.
Observation: Because the benefits substantially outweigh the costs, a consent should be a standard operating procedure for corporations going public.
Underwritten by TANDBERG, a leading global provider of visual communication products and services, the "Face-to-Face with Management Reality" study reveals that Federal management resistance represents a strong barrier to Federal agencies embracing telework as a standard operating procedure.
According to Joseph Ho, chief information officer at CGMH, the reduction of errors related to oral confirmation and manual entries of patient, medication and specimen ID data, as well as standard operating procedure compliance and real-time exception alerts, are major advantages of the system implementation.
Summary: Standard Operating Procedures for the Protection of Juveniles in Lebanon, a toolkit for protecting children against violence, exploitation and neglect was launched Wednesday.
Through this RFQ, the City intends to select a professional firm to develop manuals and Standard Operating Procedures and completion of a long range Asset Management Plant Program for the Department of Public Works.
A cohort of four students is busily preparing operating procedures for the new committee.
The Interim Government has approved its operating procedures, which will be effective during the entire transitional period until formation of the government, reported the press center of the Interim Government.