Accessory for Children School Backpack Safety

By: pisan

There is a significant change as many of school children today tend to use school backpack instead if ordinary type of school bags. Meanwhile there has been evidence of report that parents noticed that their children seem to have problems about back, neck and shoulder pain and this problem seem to be increasing. Apart form neck and shoulder pain, problems about tingling or numbness in their arms and hands also found in some case. The cause of these problems is defined as children who got problems may often carry too heavy school backpack and did not follow the safety instruction about how to use the backpack, which provided by the backpack manufacturers properly

According to the fact described above, most of parents are really concern about their child's health and safety. Some parents start to look for new type of bags such as a sling bag, or briefcase type book bag and encourage their child to use them instead of backpack. However, it is strongly suggested that parents should not do so, this is because these type of bags even more harmful to your children than the backpack. So there might be some questions raised from parents about what they should do if they could not use other type of bag to replace backpack. There is a way to improve health and safety of using school backpack by adding backpack accessory in order to let them carry the bag with more comfort. These accessories are padded shoulder straps, a padded back, and a waist belt.

Using these accessories have a lot of benefit and are able to reduce pain caused by carry overweight school backpack. Backpack strap will help a child to avoid heavy squeeze on the shoulder by tighten unpadded straps on other backpacks. However, some type of backpack has strap together with the bag when you bought it but some brand sell the strap as optional accessory. Therefore, no matter it is the standard accessory or optional, it is strongly suggested that you have to get it. The accessory that helps to reduce back pain is waist belt. Waist belt helps to reduce the bouncing of the bag on the back. SO it is necessary accessory for children who have back pain due to carry heavy school backpack. Like, the backpack strap, you may find that it is either standard accessory or optional. Moreover you may also find that some type of school backpacks have chest belt, and side straps to equalize the weight of the bag.

Apart from using additional accessories to help recover from body injuries. It is also the compulsory job for parents that they need to give good advice on how to use the bag properly. Firstly, you have to teach them about how to manage heavy item to contain in the bag. For example, they should place heavy books close to the back as much as possible, do not over-pack and they should not bring any extra stuff which will not be used at school, which will make to backpack so over weight. However, the most important thing that helps to reduce cause of back and neck pain is have additional accessories such as straps and waist belt. So parents should encourage them to use them.

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