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lost time

In occupational health, the number of hours, days, or weeks that an employee does not appear for work, as a result of illness, injury, absenteeism, workers' compensation, or unpaid leave.
See also: time
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I need to make up for lost time because a lot of things have happened here in the last 10 months.
It was horrible having to watch training and games from the sidelines but I now intend to make up for all the lost time.
This gives districts more flexibility in making up lost time," Christie says.
The Lost Time How silently our lost time Slipped by and we did not know That it was to be the last chime Of our clock saying "time to go" Carried by winds which took me away From the things which mattered the most All the dreams which I had fallen into decay All my hopes turned to so many ghosts.
He said: "Hopefully the injury problems are out of the way because I''m ready to go and make up for lost time.
Records of heat-related work-related illness for a complete population of occupationally-active adults aged 15-64 years in the province of Ontario were obtained from two independent sources: a census of allowed lost time compensation claims registered with the Ontario Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) and a census of emergency department encounter records where the illness was attributed to a workplace cause.
Qatargas Jetty Boil-off Gas (JBOG) Recovery project recently hit the ten million man-hours without lost time injury mark in a major feat welcomed by its chief executive Sheikh Khalid Bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
England C international Bishop has been with League One Bury since I will make lost time P42 2006.
Jeffery Johnson, an independent Proust scholar with a creative and scientific background, studies development and empowerment of creativity in Marcel Proust's series of novels, In Search of Lost Time.
Milne Point operations and maintenance and field managed projects combined have gone nearly three years without a lost time or recordable incident (July 27, 2012).
2 received top honors for a large underground mine working approximately 174,000 hours without a lost time accident;
Palmarejo Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico 1,233,880 employee hours worked without a lost time accident;