Statistical quality control


Quality control by sampling the appropriate number of items per lot to obtain a statistically significant result. Sampling the materials and determining their quality, either accepting or rejecting it, or rating it.

Alternative labels

quality checks
quality checking
statistical quality control
statistical sampling for quality assurance
statistics for quality control
statistical sampling for quality control
quality control through statistics
quality control using statistics

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Statistical quality control is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Construction quality manager: Construction quality managers make sure the quality of the work meets standards set in the contract, as well as minimum legislative standards. They establish procedures to check quality, perform inspections, and propose solutions to quality shortcomings.

Optional knowledge

Statistical quality control is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Construction quality inspector: Construction quality inspectors monitor the activities at larger construction sites to make sure everything happens according to standards and specifications. They pay close attention to potential safety problems and take samples of products to test for conformity with standards and specifications.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022