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Backpack Basics

Backpack Basics


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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
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)
This federal agency collects information about consumer goods and issues recalls on unsafe or dangerous products.

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


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