DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITIES
BALANCING: Maintaining body equilibrium
BENDING: Angulation from neutral position about a joint (e.g. ankle) or spine (e. g. forward)
CARRYING: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms
or on the shoulder.
CLIMBING: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, etc. . . using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
CRAWLING: Moving about on hands and knees and feet.
CROUCHING: Bending body downward and forward by bending lower limbs, pelvis and spine
JUMPING: Moving about suddenly by use of leg muscle, leaping from or onto the ground or from one object to another.
KNEELING: Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
LIFTING: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling)
PIVOTING: Planting your foot and turning about that point.
PUSHING: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (includes slapping, striking, kicking and treadle actions).
PULLING: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves towards the force (includes jerking).
RUNNING: Moving in a fast pace, moving the legs rapidly so that for a moment both legs are off the ground.
SITTING: Remaining in the normal seated position.
SQUATTING: Crouching to sit on your heels, with knees bent and weight on the balls of your feet.
STANDING: Remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about.
STOOPING: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at waist.
TURNING/ Moving about a central axis, revolve or rotate.
USE FOOT Required to control a machine by use of controls.
WALKING: Moving about at a moderate pace over even or uneven ground.
Authority cited: Sections 139, 139.2, 4060, 4061 and 4062, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 139, 139.2, 4060, 4061, 4061.5 and 4062, Labor Code.
1. New section and appendices A-C filed 1-8-2003; operative 2-7-2003 (Register 2003, No. 2).
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