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man-hour

(măn′our′)
n.
An industrial unit of production equal to the work one person can produce in an hour.

man-hour

n
(Units) a unit for measuring work in industry, equal to the work done by one man in one hour

man′-hour`



n.
a unit of measurement based on an ideal amount of work accomplished by one person in an hour.
[1915–20]
Translations

man-hour

[ˈmænˌauəʳ] n (Industry) → ora di lavoro
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Keough had said a few words about metalcasters' obsession with "tonnage" and the pitfalls of monitoring a business on man-hours per ton (MH/ton), instead of, say, sales per man-hour ($/MH).
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Last year the facility was presented with a Safety Merit Award for working 750,000 man-hours with no lost time accidents.
In 2006, Heath employees also earned, for the second year in a row, the coveted Associated General Contractors award for 100,000 man-hours without a loss-time accident.
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Not only do possible penalties carry fines and jail time of up to $1,000 and six months, the men could be faced with restitution for some or all of the cost of their rescue - 415 man-hours and $7,500 for a helicopter - at their April 2 arraignment, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
It is on a safety mission that has, thus far, logged more than 5 million man-hours - and nearly five years - without a single lost-time accident.
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10 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company's Turkey Point nuclear power plant today received a special award recognizing the plant's safety accomplishment of five million man-hours without a lost-time accident.
The Suits traveled to Mobile, are bunking double in a local hotel just like the crews do, and are committed to doing their work - rehabilitating almost 2500 feet of pipe - no matter how many man-hours it takes.
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