Physical/Mental Working Conditions

Radiography graduates should possess the following physical and mental capabilities in order to adequately perform in this occupation.

Work Activities: N = Not at All, F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, C = Continuously

Sitting = O Squatting/Crouching = F
Standing = F Crawling = O
Walking = F Reaching = C
Lifting = F Handling/Feeling = C
Carrying = F Talking = C
Pushing/Pulling = F Hearing = C
Climbing = O Seeing = C
Balancing = F Stooping/Bending= F

Repetitive Actions
On the job, a radiographer uses hands for repetitive actions such as:
Grasping = F
Grasping/Turning = F
Fine Manipulation = F

Strength Rating
On the job, a radiographer must be able to lift/assist:

Up to 20 pounds (Light) = C
21 to 50 pounds (Medium) = F
50 to 100+ pounds (Heavy) = O

Mental Demands
Alertness = C
Precision = C
Analytic ability = C
Problem solving = C
Memory = C
Creativity = C
Concentration = C
Communication with people = C
Judgment = C
Imagination = C
Initiative = C
Patience = C

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