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
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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.
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When inaccurate data is sent to DA, it paints a false picture of the man-hours needed to repair equipment.
On the award, al-Mohannadi said, "We highly appreciate the Shell Goal Zero award in recognition of working 10mn man-hours without a serious incident or release.
Company commanders and maintenance supervisors need to emphasize accurate man-hour reporting.
Meanwhile, taking on more profitable work (which often causes man-hours to climb) is a disincentive for foundries trying to satisfy a MH/ton target.
Commenting on the health and safety achievement, Shams Power Company' general manager, Majed Al Awadhi, said: "Reaching 1,000,000 man-hours without LTI is not something that anyone can achieve.
calls for safety in its own construction projects as the company aims to achieve 5 million safe man-hours.
Nakilat's Q-flex liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier 'Al Ghashamiya' has recently achieved a significant safety milestone of more than 10 years without lost time injury (LTI) or total recordable case (TRC), equivalent to nearly 3mn safe man-hours. Al Ghashamiya is one of the 18 vessels being operated and managed in-house by Nakilat, with the fleet comprising 14 LNG and four LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) carriers.
Home Innovations researchers used Group Timing Technique, a short-interval sampling procedure, to record worker activities at predetermined intervals on two identical facades of a test house, observing: a) A masonry crew installed PermaBase and adhered stone veneer in 39.4 man-hours and a scratch-and-lath system plus stone veneer in 45.0 man-hours; and, b) A carpentry crew installed veneer on PermaBase board on the same section and saved an estimated 3.5 man-hours compared to the masonry crew.
We lose many man-hours due to the absence of proper healthcare facilities.