With school right around the corner, kids shopping for new clothes, and stores pitching the latest fashions for laptop backpacks, ergonomic backpacks, and womens computer notebook bags, we thought it would be appropriate to offer a few tips on Backpack Safety
#1 Choose a school backpack with wide padded should straps and a padded back.
#2 Pack light
#3 Organize the backpack to use all of its compartments
#4 Pack heavier items closes to the center of the back
#5 The backpack should never weigh more than 10 to 20 percent of the students body weight
#6 Always use both shoulder straps
#7 Slinging a backpack over one shoulder can strain muscles. Wearing a backpack on one shoulder may also increase the curvature of the spine.