|Introduction to Effective Procedure Writing
|Why Was This Book Written?
|The Current Worldwide Trend Toward Procedures
|Who Should Use This Book?
|Where Do You Go From Here?
|Process Safety Environmental, and Quality Considerations
|Understanding the Guidelines and Regulations
|Some Elements of Effective Procedures and Procedure
|How to Design An Operating and Maintenance Procedure Management System
|The Importance of Written Procedures
|Elements of a Comprehensive Procedure Management System
|Determining Procedure Management System Requirements
|Evaluating Your Current Practices
|Identifying Your Resources
|Designing and Implementing Your Procedures Management System
|How to Determine Which Procedures to Write
|Implementing a Procedure Project
|Maintaining and Improving Your Procedure Management System
|Writing Operating and Maintenance Procedures
|What Resources Do You Need Before You Begin Writing?
|What Do We Know About the Procedure
|Considerations for Effective Procedures
|Importance of Procedure Format
|Procedure Steps Section
|Drafting the Procedure
|The Procedure Review and Approval Cycle
|Special Considerations for Maintenance Procedures
|Batch Process Considerations
|Elements of Effective Procedures
|Importance of Procedure Evaluation Criteria
|Who Will Use the Procedure Evaluation Criteria?
|Procedure Checklists Elements
|Writing Emergency Operating Procedures
|Defining Events Requiring Emergency Operating Procedures
|Identifying Emergency Situations
|Developing and Writing Emergency Operating Procedures
|Directing the User to the Correct Emergency Operating Procedure
|Incorporating Human Factors in Emergency Operating Procedures
|using Decision Aids
|How Emergency Operating Procedures Link to the Emergency Response Plan
|What Is Procedure Control?
|Controlling Procedure Revisions and Development
|Who Should Review the Procedures?
|Evaluating Procedures In Use
|Electronic Document Control
|Procedure Development Costs and Benefits
|reasons for Procedure Development
|Procedure Development Costs
|Return on Investment: Improvements You Can Expect from Effective Procedures
|Selected Procedure Initiatives, Consensus Codes, and Regulations Affecting Procedures
|Common Points of API, OSHA, and EPA
|How to Determine the Tasks That Require Written Procedures
|Procedure Performance Evaluation
|Procedure Criteria Checklist
|Sample Procedure Formats
|Sample Formats of Operating Limits Tables