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Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine
of the German Social Accident Insurance
Institute of the Ruhr University Bochum (IPA)
Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Brüning
Bürkle-de-la-Camp-Platz 1
44789 Bochum
Phone: +49 30 13001-4000
Fax: +49 30 13001-4003
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Holder of the IPA

German Social Accident Insurance e.V. (DGUV)
represented by the chief executive officer Dr. Stefan Hussy
Glinkastraße 40
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 13001-0
Fax: +49 30 13001-9876
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