Analysis of affecting factors of work accidents and the use of personal protective equipment among welders in A. Yani street

Husaini, Husaini and Setyaningrum, Ratna and Saputra, Maman (2016) Analysis of affecting factors of work accidents and the use of personal protective equipment among welders in A. Yani street. International Journal of Applied Bussiness and Economic Research (IJABER), 14 (5). pp. 2845-2855.

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Abstract

The welding industry is a workplace with high-risk activity that can cause health problems and fatigue that have an impact on accidents. One of the risk control of workplace accidents is the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). This study aims to identify and analyze the factors that affect workplace accidents and the use of PPE in welders in A. Yani Street, Banjarbaru. The study design was observational analitic using cross sectional method. The sample is 31 respondent, who taken using quota sampling technique. Results and conclusions show that there is no correlation between age and work accidents (H0> 0.05), there was no correlation between tenure with work accidents (H0>0.05), there was no correlation between working time with work accidents (H0 > 0.05), there is no correlation between knowledge and work accidents (H0> 0.05), and there is a correlation between the use of PPE with work accidents (H0 <0.05). In addition, there is no correlation between age and use of PPE (H0> 0.05), there was no correlation between tenure with the use of PPE (H0> 0.05), there was no correlation between the working time with the use of PPE (H0> 0, 05), and there is no correlation between knowledge and use of PPE (H0> 0.05). Recommendations to this research is to the Banjarbaru Government, the results of this research can be used as input in making local regulations for labor protection. For the welding industry is expected to complete the inventory completeness of PPE, both the type and amount. In addition, the provision of PPE needed a comfortable, convenient, and economical in order to increase the interest of workers in the use of PPE. Keywords: work accidents, affecting factors, PPE

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: Mr Arief Mirathan
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2019 02:33
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2019 03:55
URI: http://eprints.ulm.ac.id/id/eprint/5593

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