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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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.
Company commanders and maintenance supervisors need to emphasize accurate man-hour reporting.
com/research/8k86d6/a_guide_to_ship) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new book "A Guide to Ship Repair Estimates in Man-hours.
Kelvin Yong and his site team for their excellent site management, supervision, hard work and dedication for achieving zero man-hours loss for this job.
This is almost three times the man-hours required to complete construction of the Burj Khalifa (22 million man-hours).
The FLNG Turret attained a customer satisfaction score of 77 per cent with five million LTI free man-hours and the Solan oil storage facility had a score of 82 per cent with 2.
received the Safety Award of Excellence for its outstanding safety records, with more the 11 million safe man-hours without lost time incident (LTI).
Hanson Pipe & Precast's Cambridge, Ontario, plant recently surpassed 1 million man-hours without a lost-time injury.
The Iranian experts have spent two years and 17,000 man-hours of labor to overhaul the fighter jet.
Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) said it has achieved an incident and injury free record in refining for the first half this year with five million man-hours without a lost injury time.
The company's next target is 8m man-hours," Smith said.
SAOG, Oman's leading EPC Contractor recently completed 50 million man-hours without any Lost Time Injury (LTI) since July 18, 2007.