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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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It will tie up officers and be a huge drain on man hours.
If just six people head for the high street on a daily basis, taking a modest 10 minutes to get there and back, that equates to a loss of 260 man hours a year.
During 2008 a total of nearly 18 million man hours were worked across Damac Properties' 12 main sites in Dubai.
We're creating a five-storey concrete frame building and a two-storey steel frame building, so to have reached 500,000 man hours is a great achievement.
Group 3 bodywork repair and maintenance of diesel vehicles 101 man hours longer parts,
achieved two feats within the last six months: in February, posting seven consecutive years without a lost-time accident; and in April, operating for more than one-million man hours without a lost-time accident.
Samsung achieved the new record of 120 million man hours without lost time incident with the Shaybah Gas and Oil Project in the Shaybah region, Saudi Arabia.
The ERP solution also includes a new CRP Infinite Capacity Reporting Module that allows users to conduct reporting in machine hours and man hours, by work center, by period, providing greater visibility into potential production bottlenecks.
HOUSTON -- Furmanite, the world's first and one of the largest industrial specialty maintenance service companies, announced that it has reached the impressive milestone of one million man hours worked with no lost-time injuries.
The Medupi power station construction site this month reached a significant milestone, achieving 4 636 440 man hours without a lost time injury (LTI).
The Wabash mine won the award for recording more than 500,000 man hours during 2004 with lowest incident rate.