Types of physical workload | Questions |
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Repetitive bending/turning | Does/did your work require you to bend over or turn in a repetitive manner several times per hour? |

Repetitive hand/finger movements | Does/did your work involve performing repetitive hand or finger movements several times per minute? (eg, typing or sorting) |

Carry or lift more than 10 kg | Do/did you lift or carry objects heavier than 10 kg? |

Precision work | Does/did your work require you to perform precision work for more than a total of 2 hours per day? (eg, fine mechanics, clock-making or dental work) |

Hands below knee level | Does/did your work involve movements where your hands are/were placed below knee level for more than a total of 30 min per day? (eg, floor or ground work) |

Hands above shoulder level | Do/did you perform work where your hands are/were placed above shoulder level for more than a total of 30 min per day? |

Vibration | What proportion of your working day do/did you work on a vibrating floor or seat? (eg, in a car, boat, aeroplane, tractor or lorry) |

Vibration | What proportion of your working day do/did you work using vibrating hand-held machines? (eg, power drill, sander, nail gun, chainsaw, levers, steering wheels, etc) |

EIRA, Epidemiological Investigation of Rheumatoid Arthritis.