laboratory management and safety lab managers need to manage and track resources like chemicals, materials, equipment, and personnel that are required in the laboratory context and they need to manage all related processes.
Inventory managers need to manage all laboratory related resources. These are chemicals, materials, equipment and the personnel to execute tests. They also need to be able to track locations of chemicals and materials and monitor their disposal, usage and storage. Fit-for-use equipment needs to be scheduled as well as the personnel performing the tests. The related processes need to be managed.
Adequate resource management will ensure reduced inventory costs and compliance risks, and minimized safety risks. It will optimize the usage of assets and laboratory productivity.