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lap belt

A safety belt that fastens across the lap. Also called a seat belt.
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In addition, expectant mothers have welcomed SHOFT as it stops the lap belt from riding up over the bump, (a big reason pregnant women don't wear seat belts).
Supplemental fixtures designed to interface with the test bench were used to position the shoulder belt retractor, D-ring, buckle, and lap belt retractor or floor anchor.
You should secure the lap belt below your belly so that it fits snugly across your hips and pelvic bone.
The booster seat is to be used with a lap and shoulder safety belt and never with a lap belt only.
Frost and Bertocci reviewed video surveillance records of WTORS usage on LATVs and found that the majority (76%) of wheelchairs were not secured using four-point strap-type tiedowns during transport and that misuse of the lap belt was common (44% of cases) [10].
A PRIVATV E healthcare company has been fined pounds 150,000 after admitting failing to ensure the health and safety of residents at a Birmingham nursing home where an elderly woman was strangled to death by a wheelchair lap belt.
Shoulder belts may fall improperly across the child's neck, and the lap belt may lie on the child's abdomen rather than across the hips, leading to possible abdominal injury and what is known as "seat belt syndrome.
He added: "He was strapped in by the shoulder and lap belt.
The two-point lap belt was the most common solution, but there were also different variants of the three-point safety belt.
Make sure the lap belt is positioned low across the front of your pelvis (not high over the abdomen) and not over the armrest.
Boosters are designed to do three things: 1) improve lap belt angle by raising the child relative to the seat, 2) improve the routing of the belt so it lies properly across a child's pelvis and shoulder, and 3) control and improve a child's posture so that he is more comfortable and less likely to move the seat belt off of him.
Eriksen, who was wearing her shoulder and lap belt, traveled off the roadway and onto the grass median.