Hard Stop

Hard Stop

A definite time at which a meeting must end. A hard stop is usually announced beforehand. For example, if the CEO has to catch a plane at 6 p.m., the board meeting may have a hard stop at 4 p.m.
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When you walk into one, let the group know you've got a hard stop, and hold everyone accountable to keeping time.
Now this should be used as a last line of intervention and we encourage all nurses to use their chain of command prior to invocation of "Safe Harbor." The goal is that if the nurse has voiced concerns and feels that he/she is not being taken seriously and in good faith believes that an order, intervention or assignment is unsafe and needs to be reviewed, then they can invoke "Safe Harbor" creating a hard stop for review by the health care facility for immediate review.
I am also taking a hard stop to celebrate a huge milestone for TCG: the 35th anniversary of American Theatre magazine.
Their topics include comparing heavy ruck engine control unit hard stop data with higher-resolution on-vehicle data, a statistical analysis of data from heavy vehicle event data recorders, simulating the effect of collision-related power loss on the event data recorders of heavy trucks, data extraction methods and their effects on the retention of event data contained in the electronic control modules of Detroit diesel and Mercedes-Benz engines, and using marine engine control units in the investigation of watercraft collision incidents: Mercury Verado outboard engine.
"Your body travels at the same speed as the vehicle and in case the vehicle stops abruptly, whether it's a hard stop or an accident, your body will continue moving forward.
"That is not satisfactory and that is why we have said what the BBC should commit to now is a hard stop on this process and say within the next six months all outstanding complaints around equal pay will be resolved and settled." The report found that although the BBC has a smaller gender pay gap than other organisations, it still has problems ensuring the same pay for the same work.
The photo appears to show a car that has been forced off the road onto the pavement by police in a so called 'hard stop.'.
The HSE said if you are finding it hard stop drinking, talk to your midwife, GP or alcohol service.
And by requiring a hard stop on a judge's 75th birthday, there is virtually no chance we will ever again be facing three Supreme Court justices retiring on the same day.
In 2011, Oregon became the first state to implement a statewide hard stop policy limiting elective early deliveries (Snowden et al.
It's all down to the new Progressive Hydraulic Cushion system which softens up the ride by adding a cushioning affect rather than a hard stop at the end of the suspension units to give additional comfort but not to the detriment of the handling.