Organization of Construction Quality Control based on a Priori Risks of Works

Organization of Construction Quality Control based on a Priori Risks of Works

© 2023 by IJETT Journal
Volume-71 Issue-1
Year of Publication : 2023
Author : Aleksandr Makarov
DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V71I1P212

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Aleksandr Makarov, "Organization of Construction Quality Control based on a Priori Risks of Works," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 134-140, 2023. Crossref,

Quality control of construction works is one of the most important areas of research in the organization of construction. The paradigm of lean construction requires approaches for obtaining high-quality construction with minimal resource costs. In such a statement of the task, it is necessary to perform quality control of work, focusing on the level of risk of the construction process for the quality of construction. This study aims to develop a methodology for performing risk-based quality control of construction, which will allow determining the sequence and scope of quality control of construction processes in conditions of uncertainty. The objectives of the study include the calculation and assessment of a priori risks of construction processes for the quality of construction. A formula for assessing a priori risks of construction processes depending on their estimated cost and complexity of implementation is proposed. It includes replacing the probability of defects appearing with the expected value and assessing the latter by the complexity of the building process. Estimated cost of the building process is employed for assessing damage from potential defects. This article takes the first step to developing a risk-based quality control methodology when there is no statistical data about the construction project and the probability of defects is unknown. The approbation was performed during the construction of a residential complex in Moscow. Because of the risk-oriented construction control method applied, it became possible to decrease the number of workers in the quality control department by 25% with keeping the high-quality level of construction.

Risk-based approach, Risk assessment, Quality control system, Risk-based quality control, Organization of construction.

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