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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 million man hour achievement is emblematic of that heightened commitment to safety," said Gerrard.
Through an update on its LinkedIn page , Parsons said: "[Our] Khamis Mushait project, a Ministry of Housing Infrastructure Programme, recently achieved two million man hours without injury.
This major figure of 120 million man hours, which equals to 10,000 people working 10 hours a day for over 3 years without a single accident, was made possible with safety as the highest priority and the tremendous efforts of the Samsung Engineering staff.
There has already been some disruption to the work associated with the blast furnace project, and to date 8,000 man hours have been lost overall .
During 2008 a total of nearly 18 million man hours were worked across Damac Properties' 12 main sites in Dubai.
It will tie up officers and be a huge drain on man hours.
Research has shown that daily coffee-runs out of the office are losing businesses hundreds of man hours per year.
Now, link-analysis software helps the company collect information in half a day, rather than the 100 man hours it would have taken otherwise, said SIU analyst James Murphy.
Safety awards were presented at the recent Distribution Contractors Association convention in two categories: over 200,000 man hours worked and under 200,000 man hours.
For example, tasks like setting up departmental users, allowing certain people to access particular files and creating various levels of data security all require man hours and a higher level of knowledge than the average lay person has.
had a total of 248,000 man hours without a lost-time injury, producing 875,000 plus tons.
Half-a-million man hours have been completed on the development at Middlehaven - without a single reportable accident being recorded.