It’s back to school time, which means backpack shopping! Before you head out to the mall with your kiddo in tow, check out these 5 backpack safety tips:
1. Backpack should weigh no more than 5 to 10 percent of a child’s body weight.
2. Backpack doesn’t hang more than four inches below the waist.
3. Both straps of the backpack should be worn
4. You should opt for wide, padded straps
5. Backpack straps should be adjusted to your child’s body