Inventories


> FY 2018 Wall-to-Wall Inventory
Physical Inventories – Annual
Precious Metals Inventories – Annual
Controlled Substance Inventories – Annual

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FY 2018 Wall-to-Wall Inventory

Berkeley Lab’s 2018 Inventory Campaign will consist of approximately 25,371 assets totaling over $1,034,899,320.10 in acquisition value.

Assets will be counted for the inventory using the following methods:

The following inventory schedule highlights key starting dates and important deadlines for Berkeley Lab:

Berkeley Lab employee’s can review property assigned to them via the Laboratory Property Review (LPR).

For any questions regarding your division’s inventory or any other property related matters, please contact your Division Property Representative.

Completion Timeline and Targets

  • To establish periodic completion goals throughout the divisional inventory period
  • The FY 18 inventory will be broken up into intermittent periods where divisions will focus on attaining specific completion percentages throughout the entire campaign
  • This approach gives both the divisions and Property Management key indicator’s to whether or not a division is performing above or below the set targets

FY 2018 Wall-to-Wall Inventory Kickoff Meeting

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Physical Inventories – Annual

Berkeley Lab is committed to maintaining a property management system that results in the efficient management of property entrusted to its care.

The general concept of property management at Berkeley Lab is to assign accountability for property to the divisions, the line management, and the custodian using it.

Personal property accountability includes responsibilities for such tasks as presenting personal property for identification and tagging, ensuring the assets are on the property record and properly assigned, securing and maintaining records relating to the assets, tracking the movement of assets, recording changes in physical condition, and conducting physical inventories.

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Precious Metals Inventories – Annual

The Precious Metals inventory is conducted annually from October 1st through April 30th in accordance with Berkeley Lab Annual Inventory Plan. Any custodian* who holds precious metals and uses them for research is subject to inventory. The Precious Metals Control Officer (PMCO) will set up individual meetings with researcher’s to weigh each accessible metal, reconcile activity logs and verify the holdings are secured in a locked location. Upon completion of the inventory, each researcher will receive an annual statement of their current results. These results are subject to post inventory validation.

Precious metal custodians must be employees of Lawrence Berkeley Lab, although guests, post-docs and graduate assistants may use the metals to carry out research.

For any activity regarding precious metals, whether acquisition, transfer or disposal, please contact Property Management. All new custodians must notify Property Management to ensure accurate records are being maintained.

General information about Precious Metals and the Program at Berkeley Lab can be found in the Precious Metals Program Overview Brochure or by contacting Property Management.

* Custodians of Precious Metals must be employees of Berkeley Lab, although guests, post-docs and graduate assistants may use the metals to carry out research.

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Controlled Substance Inventories – Annual

Controlled Substances are acquired, managed and disposed of in accordance with Berkeley Lab’s Environment, Health & Safety Manual – Controlled Substances and are considered Sensitive Property by definition.  In general, the Environment / Health / Safety Division has overall responsibility for Controlled Substances.  Property Management is responsible for conducting and reporting the outcome of the required annual inventory.

For more information, please visit the LBNL Controlled Substance Program page on the Environment / Health / Safety Division website.

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