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Frequency Counts - Physical Demands

Physical Demands

PHYSICAL DEMANDS describe the physical activities required to perform jobs. These factors are assigned on the basis of frequency of required performance during a normal work day. For detailed information about Physical Demands, review Chapter 12 of the 1991 RHAJ

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS - Frequency Counts

Below is the frequency with which each factor is rated in the DOT

physicaldemand1_freq

*** NOTICE the huge drop in the number of occupations that can be considered if RE, HA, or NE are set at less than FREQUENT.

Another potential guide to task frequency is presented below. However, this also depends on the cycle length and time between repetitions. No firm source/reference/attribution for this table.

physicaldemand2_freq

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