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Workplace Use of Back Belts

DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 94-122
cover of 94-122

In the Autumn of 1992, the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) formed a working group to review pubished scientific literature describing laboratory-based research on biomechanical, physiological, and psychophysical aspects, variable and parameters pertaining to back-belt use.