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Ergonomics Commentary: Back Belts
This commentary explains what a back belt is and how back belts cannot be used as personal protective equipment. The commentary advises users that back belts may not prevent injuries at work and may, in some cases, increase the risk of injuries.
Publication Date: Mar 2009
File type: PDF (96 KB) Asset type: GuideReference: EC2008-02