safety belt


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safety belt

[′sāf·tē ‚belt]
(engineering)
A strong strap or harness used to fasten a person to an object, such as the seat of an airplane or automobile.

safety belt

A device, usually worn around the waist, which is attached to a structure or lifeline to prevent a worker from falling.

safety belt

A belt installed at the aircraft seat to hold the occupants tight in their seats. Also called a seat belt or a lap belt.
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The Midfield High School safety belt incentive program.
Almost half of all Americans still don't wear their safety belts.
Now a Salem group is trying to teach employers that safety belts can save on workers' compensation claims.
The Hi-Vis Safety Belt is currently in Patent Pending status within the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
As for traffic offences, the ministry has released 13,127 for the use of mobiles and 65,663 for neglecting the use of safety belts over the past nine months.
A giant step towards increased safety had now been taken, but the three-point safety belt still did not achieve an immediate breakthrough.
One of Ford's possible next-generation safety belts incorporates a four-point "belt and suspenders" design in lieu of the familiar three-point safety belt, while a second possible future safety belt incorporates an air bag directly into the belt itself, said an official spokesman.
Law-enforcement agencies nationwide will participate by conducting intensive, high-visibility enforcement of safety belt and child restraint laws.
Gilbert won't say exactly where officers will be focused, but offers this hint: While motorists in the Eugene-Springfield metro area are typically pretty good about wearing their safety belts, the same can't be said for drivers in more rural areas.
Supplementary systems are increasingly being offered, including pyrotechnic safety belt pretensioners, belt force limiters and airbags ahead, to the sides and overhead.
The badge shows Safety Squirrel - the council's road safety mascot - sitting on a sledge wearing a safety belt above the words, 'Clunk Click Every Trip'.
A belt-positioning boost er seat should be used until the vehicle safety belt fits well.