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[SEAOC] Quality in Engineering - checking

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Here's a topic for discussion, relating to quality in engineering: 
 
To what extent do you have your design's checked independently by another 
engineer?  Are your calculations checked independently by another engineer 
(licensed or unlicensed)?  How detailed is the check (number by number, 
cursory review, etc.)?  Are your drawings/details checked?  Do you have an 
independent review done of your design concept by another professional 
engineer? 
 
Is detailed checking cost effective?  Do your contracts with clients define 
the required level of quality control/ level of checking required?  How does 
competition affect the level of checking?  Is the playing field level when it 
comes to effort spent on checking?

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