Back Belts Are Not Effective In Reducing Back Injuries

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    Document Type: Guidance Note
    Keycode: VWA1254/01/07.09
    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.