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man-hour

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

[′man‚au̇r]
(industrial engineering)
A unit of measure representing one person working for one hour.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

man-hour

A unit of work equal to the output of one man working for 1 hour.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Shell Bataan Terminal also received an Award of Merit for achieving 1.5 million safe man-hours from June 1999 to September 2013.
Bottom-line, the man-hours you report affect your unit's budget.
Bapco's major capital investment project, the Waste Water Treatment Project (WWTP) also achieved an additional 2 million man-hours without a lost time injury, he added.
Audubon Engineering, a project solutions provider, has announced that its employees have worked more than one million safe man-hours in 2011.
SK E&C on May 19, 2011 was quoted as saying: "The 41 million man-hours are equivalent to a situation where a total of 1,000 people work around the clock for 1,700 straight days without any rest.
"The next safety target of the company will be seven million man-hours without lost time accidents," he added.
The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center is projected to need 6 million man-hours of labor to be completed in 2012 and placed into commercial operation in 2012.
He said it had taken more than double the normal number of man-hours, 2,000 in all, to spread 1,500 tons grit on the county's8,500 miles of road up until January 5.
We are delighted with their performance, which has helped us make significant reductions in pump-related man-hours and power consumption."
"Honda is an iDummy customer," says Flachsmann, "and it reports savings of about three man-hours per test because all of the calibration and set-up work can be done off-line.
Since 2000, NJ-NAIOP "Build Day" has contributed more than $800,000 in cash and in-kind services, along with thousands of volunteer man-hours.
For these reasons, tire manufacturers have continued to experience a significant amount of lost product and production time (man-hours) due to the production, identification and tracking of mis-built or sub-standard tires.