Kids Health

Backpack Basics

Backpack Basics

Resources

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.org
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
http://www.cpsc.gov
This federal agency collects information about consumer goods and issues recalls on unsafe or dangerous products.

Backpack Safety America (BSA)
http://www.backpacksafe.com
This website is dedicated to teaching parents, teachers, kids, and others the importance of properly packing, lifting, and carrying backpacks.

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