What is a Check Sheet?
A Check Sheet is a data collection tool that usually identifies where and how often problems appear in a product or service. It’s specifically designed for the kind of process being investigated. Both variable and attribute data can be recorded on a check sheet.
When Would We Use a Check Sheet in a Six Sigma Project?
An Example of Creating and Using a Check Sheet
Just list the type of non-conformance, tally the number of times it happens, and sum the total. Very easy to turn into a Pareto chart.
Why Do We Record Check Sheets
Used for measured data.
Checklists vs Check Sheets
Used for attribute or counted information.
What is a Measles Chart
Commonly used to record location data. Shows problems on a geographic area.
When Would You Use a Measles Chart?
How to use Check Sheets Along Side Measles Charts
An Example of a Measles Chart
Ex. a big red x on the engine area on a car image given to you by AAA to show you need to change your oil.
Also see Problem Identification.
Check Sheet Video
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Check Sheet Questions:
Question: Which of the following tools would be most appropriate for collecting data to study the symptoms of a problem? (Taken from ASQ sample Black Belt exam.)
Answer:(A) Check sheet. The check sheet looks at data. The others look at process.[/membership]