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Sedentary Work Examples

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are Sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other Sedentary criteria are met.

S:1 Takes dictation and transcribes from notebook, using typewriter, while sitting at desk. Occasion ally walks to various parts of department when called upon to take dictation.

S:2 Repairs defects in hosiery, using needle, thread, scissors, and mending cup while sitting at bench.

S:3 Examines watch jewels for defects, using microscope, while sitting at glass table.

S:4 Writes news stories for publication or broadcast from written notes supplied by reporting staff while sitting at desk. Occasionally walks to reference library to obtain supplemental material.

S:5 Drafts detailed drawings while sitting at drawing board. Occasionally walks to obtain items of negligible weight, such as paper, T-square, and other drafting supplies.

S:6 Telephones dealers to determine availability of type and model of automobile desired by customer and prepares papers for transfer of automobiles while sitting at desk.

S:7 Dispatches taxicabs in response to telephone requests for service while sitting at desk.