Where should a lap belts be positioned?
At a 45 degree angle to the floor between the anterior-superior iliac spine and the femur
What areas of the body would secondary injuries caused be lap belt occur?
Lumbar spine, Pelvis, Thorax, and head around the restraint system.
What does the shoulder strap of a seatbelt absorb?
The energy from the thorax after impact
Where should the lap strap be positioned for a pregnant woman?
Under the belly, across the hips, and as high as possible on the thighs/\
Where should the shoulder strap be placed for a pregnant woman?
Between the breast and off the side of the belly
Where should seat belts never be placed?
Across the belly
What is the leading cause of death for children age 1-4?
How do car seats place a role in reduction of mortality in children?
Car seats reduce:
- 71% infants
- 54% toddlers