20 CFR 416.921 - What we mean by a not severe impairment(s) in an adult.

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§ 416.921 What we mean by a not severe impairment(s) in an adult.
Link to an amendment published at 82 FR 5879, Jan. 18, 2017.

(a)Non-severe impairment(s). An impairment or combination of impairments is not severe if it does not significantly limit your physical or mental ability to do basic work activities.

(b)Basic work activities. When we talk about basic work activities, we mean the abilities and aptitudes necessary to do most jobs. Examples of these include -

(1) Physical functions such as walking, standing, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, carrying, or handling;

(2) Capacities for seeing, hearing, and speaking;

(3) Understanding, carrying out, and remembering simple instructions;

(4) Use of judgment;

(5) Responding appropriately to supervision, co-workers and usual work situations; and

(6) Dealing with changes in a routine work setting.

[ 50 FR 8729, Mar. 5, 1985, as amended at 56 FR 5554, Feb. 11, 1991]

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Title 20 published on 2015-11-18

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  • 2017-01-18; vol. 82 # 11 - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    1. 82 FR 5844 - Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence
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      SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
      Final rules.
      These final rules are effective on March 27, 2017.
      20 CFR Parts 404 and 416

Title 20 published on 2015-11-18.

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  • 2017-01-18; vol. 82 # 11 - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    1. 82 FR 5844 - Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
      Final rules.
      These final rules are effective on March 27, 2017.
      20 CFR Parts 404 and 416