man-hour

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man-hour

a unit for measuring work in industry, equal to the work done by one man in one hour

man-hour

[′man‚au̇r]
(industrial engineering)
A unit of measure representing one person working for one hour.

man-hour

A unit of work equal to the output of one man working for 1 hour.
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The Oro Grande plant was awarded the Safety Commendation Award for working over one year with no lost time accidents and the Safety Merit Award for working more than 500,000 man-hours with no lost time accidents.
Having just passed the 5 million man-hours mark without a lost time accident in May, GHH, as of press time, was only four months away from operating five years free of lost time accidents.
Outdated inventory can be easily spotted and replaced before man-hours are inefficiently spent.
To achieve the five million safe man-hours, the 1,000-plus employees at the Turkey Point plant -- which operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week -- worked safely since July 1990, without an employee losing time from work due to an accident.
And this will be the most expensive project in Insituform's long history in terms of man-hour cost, but none of those costs will be passed on to the customer - the Mobile Area Water and Sewer System - who are accepting their new workers with good humor.
Michael Waisbrot, senior network analyst, Information Technology Services at CUNA Mutual Group, will underscore the importance of ensuring a financial institution's infrastructure is secure and compliant while imparting his experience with VoyenceControl NG to decrease IT compliance complexity and man-hours -- by automating the entire discovery and documentation process.
Compared to other technologies or traditional surveying, we have been consistently proven to save our clients millions of dollars and thousands of man-hours.
is being awarded a $9,723,129 modification to exercise an option to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee term contract N00421-01-C-0125 for approximately 204,000 man-hours of technical and engineering services in support of electronic and communication systems located at various naval installations across the United States.
The HRSG will be VPI's proprietary "SMART" box design which features a high level of pre-assembly, where modules, casing, interconnecting piping and some structural steel are all supplied in one box, thereby drastically reducing the number of man-hours needed for erection.
There he oversaw the building of a multi-million-ounce, high-grade underground mine in 24 months and achieved over two million man-hours without a lost-time accident.
The projected revenue and man-hours for this project were included in the backlog numbers released on Oct.