Welcome to the Washington, DC and Maryland Metro Section's website

The 4-Day Evening Quality 101 course is back!
Details in the Upcoming Events section below!

Come grow with us!

ASQ509 offers you many opportunities to learn, share your talents, network and earn re-certification credits (RU's) when you volunteer with ASQ509. 

If you are interested in volunteering and want to increase your involvement in our local quality community, please send an email to Nominations@asq509.org

IMPORTANT: If you are a member of ASQ Section 509 and have NOT been receiving our biweekly Section 509 emails, please email our Webmaster at Webmaster@ASQ509.org. Or click below...
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General Membership Meetings! 


We are looking for future speakers to present at our General Membership Meetings.  We are also looking for new locations to hold the event.  If you are interested in presenting at a future meeting or know of a place to hold our dinner meetings, please contact our Section Chair, Brent Greene, at chair@asq509.org.

Remember to check our bi-weekly email announcements and event calendar for our next meeting.See you there!

Certification Refresher Courses

The Washington DC and Maryland Metro Section offers refresher courses for some of the ASQ certification examinations.  See the Certification and Training Page for the offered courses as well as other training resources. 

Certification Examinations - IMPORTANT CHANGES

As of September 1, 2016 exams, ASQ will transitioned to computer-based testing, or CBT, for its exam delivery. Although the application/approval process has not changed, candidates will be required to take an additional step after being approved to schedule their testing appointment with Prometric.

Learn more about these important changes at asq.org/cbt.

For information about certifications available, please visit https://asq.org/cert.

Web site log-in instructions

The log-in instructions are as follows: Click "Login" link on left side. For username, use your First Initial + Last Name For password, use your ASQ membership number. DO NOT ADD LEADING ZEROS.  Note: ASQ Section 509 gets new member data once a month.  Please wait at least 30 days from joining ASQ before attempting to log into our web site.  If login is not successful 30 days from joining ASQ, contact the webmaster (webmaster@asq509.org).

If login is successful, you will see your "My Profile" page with five or six tabs. You may also see the ASQ Newsfeed and links. You will see the newsfeed/links on the "My Profile" page each time you log in. Select the Login/Contact Information Tab to change your Username or password. Password must be at least 7 characters. 

Upcoming Events

FREE Quality 101 4-Day Evening Course!
Quality 101 2 Day Course Presented by ASQ Section 509 Members
Event Details  ·  Jun 19, 2019


News Feeds

GM U.S. Recalls 325,000 Chevrolet Silverado Vehicles
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V328000. Manufacturer: General Motors LLC. Components: Engine. Potential number of units affected: 324,226. Summary General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 vehicles and 2017-2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and...
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5 Steps to Digital Transformation for Healthcare
Digital transformation. It sounds daunting and absolutely essential because it’s both. HIMSS Media research, in fact, found that it’s a top priority for healthcare professionals but thus far fewer than 10% have executed a full digital strategy. The current state of healthcare digital...
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Lean Layout Do’s and Don’ts
By Austin Weber Flexibility and flow are critical to efficient assembly line design. Optimizing flow and minimizing waste are two of the basic elements of lean manufacturing. Those concepts also play a critical role in laying out assembly lines. The way in which workstations and tools are...
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Workplace Safety in the Gig Economy: New Hazards and Liabilities
By James Curtis, Daniel R. Birnbaum, Patrick D. Joyce, Matthew A. Sloan, Adam R. Young and Craig B. Simonsen Seyfarth Synopsis: The growth of the gig economy has transformed the modern workforce and upended traditional models for developing a workplace safety culture and worker safety...
News Item  ·  National Feed  ·  May 22, 2019_  right


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ASQ Washington, DC & Maryland Metro Section 509
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