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physical security query stockroom concern

This is more in the realms of physical security, but in our IT section (tier 1 and 2 support, so service desk right - desktop support type roles), we have an electronic key cabinet which stores the keys for endless other storage units, but specific to this questions, stores the keys to a stock room which is full of reasonable specification "yet to be allocated to users" laptops. My concern at present is anyone in the section has the PIN to the key cabinet, so everyone could in theory go and get the stock room key and steal a laptop. I am struggling to think of a compensating control/process to minimise this risk. In theory all staff need access to the cabinet for one reason or another, but perhaps not all users require access to the stock room. Any ideas welcome.

similar to the link below:
http://www.simplysafes.co.uk/phoenix-electronic-key-cabinet-ks0032-48-key-p-745.html?gclid=CNWA8OyJx9ICFaMy0wodUBwCRg
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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I mean, replace the existing door lock with something like this:
http://www.safewise.com/blog/finding-the-perfect-electronic-door-lock-for-your-home/
On Amazon, below the device, at recommendations, you may see various models.
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>then assign two key holder

can you elaborate on that?
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Two people that are most trust worthy to hold the key to lock and unlock the system -whom will be held accountable for everything in the room.
You need two in case one is one vacation or sick. But they will be the go to person whenever anyone needs anything - in other words each person is watching each person because no one wants to be blamed for missing items.
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In a nice world you would be able to trust the people you work with. Addition of levels of security remove the feeling of trust and create 'sides'. You are no longer a team all pulling together, but two sides, management and workers. The workers don't feel trusted so they start not to share what they are doing. Management feel they can't trust the workers and start to impose working conditions. More time is spent keeping to these rules and ensuring that everyone does, and job satisfaction and the feeling of teamwork gets forgotten.
You should be able to trust the people you work with.