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What does it mean when a health practitioner states that the worker is fit for limited, light, medium, or heavy physical demands?

The WSCC refers to the following definitions:

• Limited – loads up to 5kg (11lbs)

• Light – activities involve handling loads between 5kg-10kg (11-22lbs)

• Medium – activities involve handling loads between 10kg-20kg (22-44lbs)

• Heavy – activities involve handling loads over 20kg (greater than 44lbs)

If you have any questions regarding what physical demands the worker is capable of performing and their limitations and restrictions contact the WSCC.