Standard Operating Procedure Audit Checklist

Use the Standard Operating Procedure Audit Checklist to assess adherence to procedures, identify gaps, and enhance operational efficiency in the workplace.

Standard Operating Procedure Audit Checklist



Documentation And Structure

1. Does each SOP have a clear and descriptive title?


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2. Does the SOP clearly outline its purpose and objectives?


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3. Are SOP versions and revisions properly documented?


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4. Is there consistency in formatting and structure across all SOPs?


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Content And Information

1. Does the SOP define its scope and applicability clearly?


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2. Are procedures described in a detailed and sequential manner?


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3. Are responsibilities outlined for each process step?


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4. Are relevant references or supporting documents included?


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Compliance And Accuracy

1. Does the SOP adhere to relevant regulatory requirements?


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2. Is the information within the SOP accurate and up-to-date?


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3. Does the SOP reflect industry best practices?


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4. Are SOPs reviewed and approved by authorized personnel?


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Accessibility And Training

1. Are SOPs easily accessible to all relevant personnel?


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2. Are training requirements specified within the SOP?


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3. Is there documentation of personnel trained on SOPs?


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Change Management And Revision

1. Is there a defined process for SOP revisions or updates?


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2. Are changes documented, and is there a revision history?


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3. Are changes effectively communicated to relevant stakeholders?


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Performance Measurement And Feedback

1. Are there defined metrics to measure SOP effectiveness?


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2. Is there a system for soliciting feedback on SOPs?


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3. Are there provisions for continual SOP enhancements?


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Audit And Review

1. Are SOPs reviewed periodically for relevance and accuracy?


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2. Do SOPs comply with internal audit requirements?


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3. Are corrective actions implemented based on audit findings?


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Checklist by GoAudits.com – Please note that this checklist is intended as an example. We do not guarantee compliance with the laws applicable to your territory or industry. You should seek professional advice to determine how this checklist should be adapted to your workplace or jurisdiction.

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