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Operating Practices

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Definition – What does Operating Practices mean?


Operating practices refers to the methods of operating a business or providing a service. It includes the daily practices that a business observes in order to ensure the safety of process and employees. Operating practices are the ingrained methods of carrying out a business that a company has developed in order to promote safety.

HSSE World explains Operating Practices


In order for a company to ensure that it is following safe operating practices, it is necessary to develop written guidelines and procedures for dealing with potentially hazardous situations. This may be developed as part of a risk management program or as a stand-alone document to strengthen a company’s current safety procedures. It is especially important to develop clear operating practices for safe conduct when dealing with hazardous chemicals.

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