Safety is essential regardless of what industry you’re in, but it’s even more important in laboratory settings. Following proper laboratory procedures allows you to ensure that your testing is reliable and your lab is a safe environment for your technicians and employees.
Unfortunately, there are still a number of misconceptions out there about lab procedures and safety policies. Understanding the reality of laboratory procedures as well as the myths that are out there can help you navigate your lab’s procedures more effectively.
Scientific research is all about increasing our understanding of different processes, properties, and principles that exist in the world around us. Research and testing has the potential to reveal incredible new pharmaceutical treatments and shed light on new discoveries about cell functioning. However, some labs won’t reach their full research potential due to low reproducibility. Thankfully, there are many things that you can do to improve the reproducibility in your lab results and maximize the impact of your work.
Running a lab requires you to meet certain efficiency and productivity goals. Of course, it’s impossible to keep up with these goals unless you have a team of lab technicians that is fully engaged.
To keep your lab running efficiently and effectively, there are steps you can take today to keep your technicians engaged all year long.
Regardless of the specific research, testing and analysis that’s done in your lab, one of your top priorities is to ensure uniformity of your samples. Even minor inconsistencies in the samples you test can result in serious effects on your data and results.