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standing operating procedure

[′stand·iŋ ′äp·ə‚rād·iŋ prə‚sē·jər]
(aerospace engineering)
A set of instructions covering those features of operations which lend themselves to a definite or standardized procedure without loss of effectiveness; the procedure is applicable unless prescribed otherwise in a particular case; thus, the flexibility necessary in special situations is retained.
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It describes the history of rotenone registration, label directions, its use as a fish management tool, information on formulations and environmental fate, its toxicity to fish and wildlife, public health and concerns, and product stewardship; guidance on rotenone project planning procedures and how the Standard Operating Procedures are used in successful planning; various sampling techniques used to monitor the biotic and abiotic components of the aquatic environment; and Standard Operating Procedures that complement the label.
He said that the laboratories of these two institutions had been adjudged compliant with the WHO malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) lot (batch) testing standard operating procedures.
BEIRUT: Standard Operating Procedures for the Protection of Juveniles in Lebanon, a toolkit for protecting children against violence, exploitation and neglect was launched Wednesday.
This service eliminates the need for pilots to carry operational manuals, standard operating procedures and navigational charts.
Local police officers said the SPOs are not properly trained in the standard operating procedures.
The empty truck was stopped by Katsarski at one of the check points on the NATO Air base boundary and the Ministry of Defense praised him for acting in accordance with standard operating procedures.
(40) Published in 1993, it "builds upon existing doctrine and moves interrogation into the 21st century." (41) Yet instead of grounding rules in this Army doctrine, Abu Ghraib's "interrogation rules were not really rules but a kind of guesswork." (42) To make matters worse, there were no standard operating procedures for the military police responsible for handling the detainees.
Now, nine core standard operating procedures support more than 500 detailed work instructions and 80 key performance metrics that are reviewed monthly by the group's senior management.
STR analyzed the RPI standard operating procedures, staff qualifications, staff-training program and facility adequacy and cleanliness.
The module allows for easy sharing of selected lab standard operating procedures (SOPs) and P&Ps through the intranet, and ensures that intranet versions are up to date and properly controlled without further effort (including new and retired documents, and document revisions).
We are finding that an increasing number of infrastructure managers are using condition assessment and monitoring as part of their standard operating procedures for proactively managing infrastructure.
Using established company guidelines and standard operating procedures, possible remediation activities are identified based on threats to and characteristics of the pipeline.

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