Back Belts Are Not Effective In Reducing Back Injuries
Industry: Food Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Basic and fabricated metals manufacturing, Retail and Fast Food, Storage and Warehousing,
Category: Manual Handling,
Division Author: Strategic Programs and Support Division
Current Version: 2.0
Publication Date: 31 August 2009
Date First Published: 31 August 2009
Summary: This information sheet provides information about the use of back belts and the reasons and evidence for why they are not a valid risk control measure for manual handling.