Work Instructions - analyzeseeds

Work Instructions - analyzeseeds

How to Write Work Instructions Quality Management System Quality Manual

I II III IV System Procedures

W.I., Test Methods, SOPs Records

2 Quality Management System Quality Manualdocuments the intent of the organization to meet standards requirements. Provides a broad outline of the Quality

Management System. Includes Quality Policy and Quality Objectives. Proceduresprovides information as to what is to be done to meet the requirements of the standard or the company. 4

Department Procedures Each department has standardized procedures Ensures uniformity of products, reporting, etc. Some procedures tie different departments

together. Quality Management System (cont.) Work instructions (SOPs)gives details of how to do something. Company determines how many and when

appropriate. Also depends on complexity of operation. Recordsprovides a history and proof. What is a Work Instruction?

- A document describing specific activities and tasks containing a great amount of detail. - As a component of a process, defines how one or more activities in a procedure should be executed in detail, using technology or other resources. - A Document containing detailed instructions that specify

exactly what steps to follow to carry out an Activity. A work instruction contains much more detail than a Procedure and is only created if very detailed instructions are needed. - A detailed set of instructions the describe exactly how a lowlevel activity must be carried out. Work Instructions vs. Procedures

Procedures describe: - What the activity is. - Who preforms it. - When it is preformed. Work Instructions describe: - How the activity is performed.

Can be used inter-changeably in many situations. How to Write Work Instructions Overview- describe what the Work Instructions does. Objective- describe the objective and what the user can expect to happen after they have completed the

activity. Triggers- identify any triggers required to start the activity. Inputs- describe any inputs required from other procedures/processes, department, etc. Outputs- describe the outputs generated by the Work

Instruction. How to write step-by-step instructions Describe the detailed instructions for the work. Identify roles and responsibilities. Give each activity its own title.

One role activities. Dont combine two roles in the same step. Number each step. Use consistent formatting. Document control-Version#, Date ,Doc name, Detail of change, Review date, etc.

Lets Make a Paper Airplane 9 basic steps of writing Work Instructions 1. 2.

3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

9. Know exactly how to do the task. Plan how to write steps in order. Write instructions beginning with a verb. Write each step as a small piece.

Include warnings as pre-steps. Write the steps in logical order. Review and edit instructions carefully. Express steps in the positive. Avoid expressing opinions, preferences, or choices.

9 basic steps of writing Work Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

6. 7. 8. 9. Know exactly how to do the task.

Plan how to write steps in order. Write instructions beginning with a verb. Write each step as a small piece. Include warnings as pre-steps. Write the steps in logical order. Review and edit instructions carefully.

Express steps in the positive. Avoid expressing opinions, preferences, or choices. Further Discussion ?

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