intermittent work

intermittent work

[¦in·tər¦mit·ənt ′wərk]
(industrial engineering)
A type of task requiring moderate to highly demanding physical effort that is interrupted by short periods of rest or light work lasting a few seconds to a few minutes.
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The hiring of job order workers has also been limited to emergency or intermittent work such as clearing of debris on the roads, canals; trades and crafts, and manual tasks such as carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical and the like that are not part of the regular functions of the agency.
The CAC found some riders do very little or only intermittent work for Deliveroo, while others take as much work as possible.
It is however not clear what impact the three task elements that characterize intermittent work, namely force level variations, duty cycle, and cycle time, have on fatigue development.
112) Much coal-mining was far from "industrial," and why would intermittent work make textile mills less industrial?
One of them is Stephen Tripp, 40, who's starting a job this month in the Minneapolis area as a cook at Aramark, a corporate food-services provider, after years of intermittent work at country clubs and restaurants.
They are the marginalized in our society, mostly dependent on economic activities in the informal sector marked by intermittent work and incomes from either nonregular jobs or unstable livelihoods.
The Payroll to Population metric gauges the prevalence of formal full-time employment in a country, as opposed to part-time or intermittent work or subsistence-level self-employment.
CHAOS, or Create Havoc Around Our System, is AFA's trademarked strike strategy that can disrupt airline travel via intermittent work stoppages, without notice.
Developed to create more force per size/weight, it's suitable for continuous duty or Intermittent work.
Hayden Llewellyn, the GTCW's deputy chief executive, said: "While there has been a little fluctuation over the years, there is now a very clear trend towards newlyqualified teachers failing to get substantive jobs and having to register with agencies to get temporary and intermittent work as supply teachers at various different schools.
Another aspect of the study targeted intermittent work and recovery as a means to alleviate potential heat stress.
E]) during varied sequences of walking with and without load and intermittent work.