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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2021, vol. 27, issue4
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2021274.4098
Published online: 18 November 2021

Original article

J of IMAB. 2021 Oct-Dec;27(4):4098-4102
Irena Y. Stoilova1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Radostina P. Madjarova2ORCID logo, Vanya A. Birdanova1ORCID logo,
1) Department Hygiene, medical ecology, occupational diseases and disaster medicine, Medical University - Pleven, Bulgaria.
2) Department Physical medicine and rehabilitation, occupational therapy and sports, Medical University - Pleven, Bulgaria.

Mechanical engineering is traditionally well developed in Northern Bulgaria. With the development of production and technical progress, some health problems for workers appear. The aim of this study was to examine the damage of the peripheral nervous system in workers in mechanical engineering and to propose measures for the prevention of accidents and occupational diseases. Subjects of the study are 65 persons employed in mechanical engineering. Conclusions are made and recommendations given for improvement of the work conditions and organization of the work.

Keywords: mechanical engineering, peripheral nervous system, harmful industrial factors,

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Please cite this article as: Stoilova IY, Madjarova RP, Birdanova VA. Occupational-related injuries of the peripheral nervous system in mechanical engineering workers in Northern Bulgaria. J of IMAB. 2021 Oct-Dec;27(4):4098-4102. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2021274.4098

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Irena Stoilova, Department of Hygiene Medical Ecology, Occupational Diseases and Disaster Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Pleven; 1, Sv. Kliment Ohridski Str., Pleven, Bulgaria; E-mail: irena.stoilova444@abv.bg

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Received: 31 May 2021
Published online: 18 November 2021

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