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208, 13281 72nd Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia   V3W 2N5

Phone: (604) 543-4332
Fax:     (604) 502-8675


Back Talk - published by the WCB of BC, explains how the back works, provides tips for avoiding injury, and shows how to care for the back during recovery. The booklet also covers situations that can cause excessive loads and describes ways to reduce the risk of injury. (1.6 mb)

Ergonomics Commentary - Back Belts May Not Prevent Injuries at Work:  published by the WCB of BC, explains what a back belt is and how back belts cannot be used as personal protective equipment. The commentary advises users that back belts may not prevent injuries at work and may, in some cases, increase the risk of injuries.. (128 kb)