With back to school just around the corner, thoughts go to packed lunches, school supplies, and a fresh to wardrobe to start the year off on the right foot. But with all the excitement around returning to the class room, we rarely give thought to things like backpack safety.

This may sound funny at first, but over time if your child’s backpack isn’y worn correctly is too heavy, this could cause repetitive strain injury, and even seriously effect posture.

We’ve put together a few tips on backpack safety – we hope you find it helpful! Oh, and don’t forget, it is indeed “…the most wonderful time of the year!”