trabajo en altura

English translation: high-rise work

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Spanish term or phrase:trabajo en altura
English translation:high-rise work
Entered by: charlesink

11:49 Mar 16, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: trabajo en altura
trabajo en altura
LAS CONDICIONES OPERATIVAS PARA EL ASCENSO, DESCENSO Y TRABAJO EN TORRES Y MASTILES Y OTROS TRABAJOS EN ALTURA SERAN LAS SIGUIENTES:
context is about safety procedures
charlesink
Local time: 01:14
high-rise work
Explanation:
This just sounds more natural to me.
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Robert Jackson
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Summary of answers provided
na"high-elevation work" or "work at high elevation"
Fuad Yahya
nascaffold worker
vertiz
naworking at heights
Yolanda Broad
nahigh-rise work
Robert Jackson
naOR elevated work
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
nahigh-altitude work OR altitude work
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.


  

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29 mins
high-altitude work OR altitude work


Explanation:
AS IN (Internet:
ship-building, communication, ... and bridge construction, where high altitude work is necessary...

... strenuous physical work covering periods as long as several days, and the physical and other risks involved in high stress levels and high altitude work. ...



    Internet
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 06:14
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42 mins
OR elevated work


Explanation:
AS PER YOUR CONTEXT

"Altitude work" might apply more to very high structures (bridges), work done on top of mountains, etc.




    Internet
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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52 mins
high-rise work


Explanation:
This just sounds more natural to me.

Robert Jackson
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1 hr
working at heights


Explanation:
In English, you have to rephrase to make it sound natural; specifically, use "working" instead of "work."

I get 1,300 Google hits for "working at heights" + "construction"

[N.B. I do getGoogle 87 hits for "altitude work" + construction]

See the following:


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&q=%22working...
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 00:14
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1 hr
"high-elevation work" or "work at high elevation"


Explanation:
Please see the following citations:

http://www.hitachiplant.hbi.ne.jp/English/skill/06.htm

“No scaffolding work is required, and high-elevation work is not necessary.”


http://www.hitachiplant.hbi.ne.jp/English/skill/02.htm

“By automating lifting-up work, high-elevation work has reduced and lifting-up has become safe.”


I hope this is sufficient.

Fuad


    Work with Bechtel Group, Inc.
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 193
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1 hr
scaffold worker


Explanation:
heights, is the key. the worker will probably be working on some sort of scaffold. he cold be doing anything but by saying scaffolding you let them know that they will be working up high.


vertiz
United States
Local time: 00:14
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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