TITLE

Back belts as a `supplement'

PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Occupational Hazards;Jan96, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the potential value of back supports as a supplement to a comprehensive ergonomics program, based on a report by the National Safety Council's (NSC) Ergonomics/Human Factors Standing Committees. NSC's optimism on the impact of back belts; NSC's recommendations of employee training and fitness programs.
ACCESSION #
9601140110

 

Related Articles

  • NSC Abandons Voluntary Ergonomics Standard.  // Occupational Hazards;Jan2004, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p16 

    Reports on the move of the U.S. National Safety Council (NSC) to formally surrender its role as secretariat of the Z365 ergonomics committee. Letter of the NSC to the American National Standards Institute; Reason for the resignation of the NSC as secretariat of the committee; Amount of money...

  • ANSI Z365 Ergonomic Standard Administratively Withdrawn.  // Professional Safety;Feb2004, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p12 

    Reports on the withdrawal of the U.S. National Safety Council to the American National Standards Institute Z365 Accredited Standard Committee for ergonomics. Principles for managing work-related musculoskeletal disorders.

  • SPOTLIGHT Best Practices.  // Professional Safety;Aug2006, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p44 

    The article presents briefs of safety industry related products including the Virtual Defensive Driving Course (Virtual DDC), Comprehensive Loss Management Inc.'s Bluprints for Safety programs and Humantech Inc.'s ergonomics training posters.

  • National Safety Council Calls on Americans to Bring Safety to the Forefront This June.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;6/1/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article informs that the National Safety Council will be hosting the National Safety Month from June 3-30, 2012 to educate the Americans about the safe behaviors for preventable injuries and deaths. It further informs that the council will be conducting Presidential Active Lifestyle Award...

  • National Safety Council promotes Ergonomics this National Safety Month.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;6/7/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article informs about the launch of Ergonomics week by the National Safety Council sponsored by the company Stanley Proto Industrial Tools. It informs that the Ergonomics week will be celebrated as a part of National Safety Month for educating and encouraging safe behaviors around top causes...

  • National Safety Council Congress & Exposition.  // Occupational Hazards;Oct95, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p56 

    Presents a list of companies participating in the 1995 National Safety Council Congress and Exposition held at the Dallas Convention Center in Texas from November 5-10, 1995. Assigned booth numbers.

  • We are living safer lives, says National Safety Council.  // Professional Safety;Aug96, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p13 

    Features the National Safety Council's 1995 edition of the `Accident Facts' report. Accidental death toll in 1994; Positive trends to safety programs and legislations; List of positive trends.

  • Should we ban the word accident?  // Professional Safety;Jan98, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p1 

    Reports that the word `accident' will be eliminated from the United States National Safety Council's (NSC) analysis. Reason for the elimination; Reference to the 1997 Accident Facts survey; Comments from Jerry Scannell, president of NSC.

  • Safety through design.  // Professional Safety;Nov97, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p1 

    States that the United States National Safety Council's Institute for Safety Through Design has established a coalition of representatives from universities. Aim of the coalition; Identification of the universities.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics