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8 Major Risks of Paper Based Laboratory Data

By LabWare on Feb 25, 2021 7:30:00 AM

There’s no doubt using paper for recording vital data is dangerous. In a paper-based laboratory environment, you will hear the question, “Has anyone seen my notebook?” 

When you rely on paper-based systems to record data, everything you write down must be kept safe to reference notes, retrieve data, and cross-check the results. This information is fraught with risk if that paper trail is lost.

Topics: Laboratory Management QA/QC
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6 Best Practices for Effective QC Laboratory Management

By LabWare on Sep 11, 2020 12:00:00 PM

We spend a lot of time focusing on SOPs and setting up laboratory equipment and software in order to facilitate maximum compliance. Given the levels of technical details and specific procedures that are essential to proper lab functioning, it makes sense to build systems to effectively share this information and reinforce best practices.

But the culture in which a laboratory operates is critical as well, because it can drive how receptive the team is to adherence. Effective laboratory management relies on a few simple principles and tools that work to tip the scales into optimal lab function.

Topics: Laboratory Management