Correlation between Light Acute Respiratory Infection Symptom and Long Exposure of Dust from PT. Gamatara Trans Ocean Worker in Cirebon 2017

  • , Budiman Program Study Publich Health Stikes A. Yani Cimahi
  • Selamat Jaya Sukmana` Program Study Publich Health Stikes A. Yani Cimahi
  • Asep Dian Abdillah Program Study Publich Health Stikes A. Yani Cimahi

Abstract

ARI (Acute Respiratory Inspection) light is a sign of the onset of symptoms of respiratory tract infection. Exposure to dust and long exposure are factors that influence the incidence of light respiratory symptoms.Shipyard industry using media sand as raw materials for cleaning the vessel from rust resulting  dust particles. Health problems due to exposure to the dust is important in shipbuilding industry PT. Gamatara Trans Ocean Shipyard. The purpose of this research was to know how strong the relationship long exposure to dust with light respiratory symptoms at the employees of dock master, and was to know  total dust levels in the docks area. This research uses descriptive corelative approaching with cross sectional design. The number of samples was 50 persons. The instruments used are questionnaire sheet. Fate dust had been taken using Low Volume Sampler or LVS with gravimetric. Research results showing fate dust in dok 1 is 260 ug/Nm3 and dok 2 is 240 ug/Nm3,There was a long exposure effect with light ISPA symptoms p = 0,003 with PR = 12.75. Based on the results of the study it is recommended that companies need to replace existing masks with special dust specific masks, and companies make rules related to employee overtime.

Published
2018-01-02
How to Cite
BUDIMAN, ,; SUKMANA`, Selamat Jaya; ABDILLAH, Asep Dian. Correlation between Light Acute Respiratory Infection Symptom and Long Exposure of Dust from PT. Gamatara Trans Ocean Worker in Cirebon 2017. 2nd International Seminar on Global Health (ISGH), [S.l.], p. 285-289, jan. 2018. Available at: <http://repository.stikesayani.ac.id/index.php/isgh2/article/view/63>. Date accessed: 21 july 2019.
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