Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat
Vol 2, No 1 (2013): Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat 2013

FAKTOR-FAKTOR YANG BERHUBUNGAN DENGAN PRAKTIK PENGGUNAAN MASKER PADA PEKERJA BAGIAN PENCELUPAN BENANG DI PT X KABUPATEN PEKALONGAN

Nur Hiday, Zone (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
26 Dec 2012

Abstract

Textile industry is one industry that produces dust environment and use of chemicals in the production process. PT X is the textile industry. The monthly report disease data polyclinic PT X in June 2012, there were cases of acute respiratory infection by 52,7%. The prevention of work accidents and occupational diseases, the company provides a mask for free and require the use of masks to workers at work but the preliminary observations of nearly 60% of workers do not use it. The purpose of this study was to analyze the factors related to the masks usage practice on yarn dyeing workers of PT X in Pekalongan district. Type study was quantitative with cross sectional design. The number of samples are 49 workers by using technique of the total population. Data collected from observations and interviews of questionnaires. Analysis data used frequency distribution and Rank Spearman with significance level 0,05.  The result of this study, it was found that 42,8% workers were not wear masks while worked. The result of this study indicated that there was a correlation between age (p=0,007), working time (p=0,006), training (p=0,022) and supervision (p=0,001) with masks usage practice. There was no correlation between knowledge (p=0,087) with masks usage practice. The study suggests company to increase the knowledge workers of importance of personal protective equipment

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