Use of Back Belts to Prevent Occupational Low-Back Pain (2002)

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  • The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) concludes that the existing evidence (Levels I, II-2) is conflicting and does not allow making a recommendation for or against the use of back belts to either prevent occupational low back pain or to reduce lost work time due to occupational low back pain. (C Recommendation)