Standard Operating Procedure

The following items must appear on a Standard Operating Procedure form. See the Standard Operating Procedure example for details on what information is expected for each section.

  • Procedure in question
  • Revision date
  • Name of personnel preparing this document
  • Lab supervisor
  • Location of procedure
  • Hazards and precautions
  • Engineering controls
  • Administrative controls/designated area
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safety equipment
  • Transport and storage
  • Incident response
  • Indication if an experimental procedure document is attached
  • Is prior approval required for performing this procedure? (Y/N)

This document should be signed by the laboratory supervisor upon approval.