Adding links and files including specifications, drawings, pictures, instruction sheets, etc. to your checklists improves communications and compliance. It also lets your field personnel know your priorities and expectations.
Reference documents are helpful, but don’t stop there! By showing pictures of the correct end results that you expect, you’ll improve awareness and reduce the occurrence of defects.
Why Use Pictures on Checklists?
FTQ360 lets you add attachments to Projects, Checklists and even Individual Checkpoints. Adding documents and pictures lets you:
- Show inspectors where to focus their attention
- Stress new installation techniques
- Highlight top-priority issues
- Display correctly done work
- Emphasize problems to avoid
How to Use Inspection Checklist Pictures to Improve Quality
Adding picture to your inspection checklists is part of the PLAN in the PLAN, DO, CHECK, ACT cycle of improving quality. In planning, you’ll identify your quality improvement priorities and using pictures on your inspection checklists helps you communicate those priorities and places emphasis on your quality goals.