Learn why every organization should have procedure guides, how to create them and how these forms save valuable company time. A standard operating procedure for each employee is essential in every organization. Every procedure must be documented for easy reference and service consistency and company sustainability. A standard operating procedure ensures compliance standards and safety practices are met and in place. It provides the standard and most productive way of completing a task. A company needs every employee to be on the same page especially in times when an employee is absent, ill, on vacation, or promoted. Each company and supervisors can take comfort knowing all of the procedures in a department are documented accurately, clearly and succinctly.