Following Instructions at Work (Level 3)

Written by T. Pascal Brown

Description: An example of a policy on following instructions

Instructions: Read the sentences below and answer the questions or fill in the spaces.

Important Points are:

What the expectations are for you as an employee.
The importance of understanding and following instructions at work.
That working hard is the same as working smart.
That clocking in and clocking out is required of each employee.
That rules are to be followed by employees.


All staff are to follow the legitimate instructions given to them by authorized people


All staff must carry out instructions given by a person authorized to give such instructions. However, no staff member will be required to do anything which might endanger any employee. Employees must apply themselves to work during working hours, and must not undertake other activities without the prior approval their Manager.


Instructions may be issued to you by your Manager through one to one discussion, in Departmental briefing sessions, or via staff notices

If you are unsure about an instruction, ask your Manager to explain