work tolerance

work tolerance

[′wərk ‚täl·ə·rəns]
(industrial engineering)
A time period during which a worker can effectively perform a task without a rest period while maintaining acceptable levels of physiological and emotional well-being.
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The Shaikh Zayed Book Award's Cultural Personality of the Year honours a prominent Arab or international figure (or organisation) who has contributed to the advancement of the Arabic culture, embodies through his/her work tolerance and promotes peaceful coexistence.
Cultural Personality of the Year AwardHonors a prominent Arab or international figure who has contributed to the advancement of the Arabic culture, embodies through his/her work tolerance and promotes peaceful coexistence
Snyder, "One Man's Time Warp Is Another (Wo)man's Treasure: The Importance of Individual and Situational Differences in Shift Work Tolerance and Satisfaction," Human Resource Development Quarterly 6, no.
Different individuals have different levels of work tolerance. For some people 40 hours is more than a full work week while for others 80 hours might be deemed light.
The framework also reveals how the optimal time-allocation strategy is affected by the entrepreneur's work tolerance and by the nature of the relationship between financial returns and time invested.
Situational assessments provide us with information about general skills, abilities, aptitudes and interests, personality, motivation, and work tolerance (all the job readiness skills needed to succeed on a job).
Learn your work tolerance and alternate light and heavy tasks.
This page contains eight functional limitation domains: Mobility, Motor Skills, Self-care, Self-direction, Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Work Tolerance, and Work Skills.
(a) who has a severe physical or mental disability which seriously limits one or more functional capacities (such as mobility, communication, self-care, self-direction, work tolerance, work skills, or interpersonal skills) in terms of employability;
"Qualified assembly members are critical, since Chiron machines must repeat extremely close work tolerances while moving at traverse speeds of up to 1600 ipm," noted Mr Estes.
Most troublesome is the effect of chronic fatigue on physical stamina and work tolerances. Work endurance of only three to four hours per day is not uncommon.
Third, the person must experience a reduction in fatigue and an increase in work tolerances. Fourth, it is strongly recommended the individual participate in a trial work experience prior to reentering competitive employment.