sedentary work

sedentary work

Work that involves light lifting and only occasional walking or standing.

? Under the Social Security Administration regulations for describing a worker’s physical limitations, sedentary work involves lifting of no more than ten pounds, occasionally carrying small items such as docket files and small tools, and occasional standing or walking. 20 CFR ¡ì 404. [Cases: Social Security and Public Welfare 140.40, 143.85. C.J.S. Social Security and Public Welfare ¡ì¡ì 55, 72.]


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