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How To Save Time in the Laboratory - Ten Tips

Highly Successful laboratory personnel know that time is a precious commodity in the day to day operation of a lab. There is nothing more valuable than time – whilst money can be lost and made again, time can never be reclaimed! 428 more words

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Waste Elimination in the Laboratory using the Acronym “WOODMITS” – Lean Management Techniques

Waste reduces the capacity of a laboratory to reach its objectives in the most efficient manner; it uses limited resources in ways that do not contribute to the organisation’s overall goals. 964 more words

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Implementing 5S in the Laboratory

5S is a visual management tool and a structured methodology in creating best practice, clean, organised and efficient working environment. 5S can assist with the elimination of frustration, confusion, Stress, space limitation and inventory management. 737 more words

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9 Skills That Contribute to a Great Laboratory Manager

A Laboratory Manager is a person who is responsible for the management of daily operations in the laboratory. A lot of responsibility hinges on the Laboratory manage in respect to leadership, problem solving, skills development, communication, budget management, meetings, conflicting priorities, OHS and contracts management. 830 more words

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Get Started with Lean Manufacturing

Your spring cleaning may be long over, but that doesn’t mean that reducing waste in your lab should leave your mind. You spend all day in your work space and could be losing profit due to the layout or set up of your lab. 535 more words

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8 Habits of Great Laboratory Technicians

A great laboratory technician is often key to success to great laboratory management. Irrespective of the type of laboratory environment, great technicians adapt and take on a few common habits that facilitate laboratory based scientific investigations in the best way possible.   559 more words

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How to Read a Meniscus in Chemistry

Liquids are difficult to measure with the naked eye due to surface tensions causing a meniscus to form on the circumference of the measuring object. In this article, you will learn what a meniscus is, why it forms and how you can accurately and precisely measure the volume of a liquid in laboratory graduated measuring glassware or plasticware. 269 more words

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