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Journal of Public Health Research and Comunity Health Development

ISSN 2597-7571

Vol. 1 / No. 2 / Published : 2018-03

TOC : 3, and page :15 - 23

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Original Article :

Risk control efforts at sharp medical waste management unit in "x" hospital

Author :

  1. Sacharina Surya Ningrum*1
  2. Abdul Rohim Tualeka*2
  1. Mahasiswa Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat
  2. Dosen Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat

Abstract :

Unit medical waste management is a work in hazardous or high risk for workers. Hazards faced by workers waste management unit derived from the mechanical and physical danger. In order to do proper hazard control, it is necessary to do a risk assessment of the potential hazards. This study to determine and identify risk management of medical waste management in RS. X.The present study used observational descriptive method and applied cross-sectional approach. The primary data were collected from observation and interview, and the secondary data were gained from sanitation unit in RS. X. The object is research was medical waste management jobs. The interviewees were 6 medical waste management workers. The data, were analyzed descriptively were presented in table and compared to the applied theory and existing standart. The reference of method for risk assessment was risk management theory. The analysis of the data showed that there were 9 hazards identified, out of the total number of risk assessment discovered in the data, 7 hazards were categorized as low-risk, and 2 hazards were categorized as medium risk. Furthermore, risk assessment, education and training, rotation work shifting, company policies, and supply of personal protection equipment were already existed in the hospital. It is suggested that the hospital provide some futher controlling improvements, such as safety sign, routine inspection, medical checking, housekeeping, and providing personal protective equipment, such us apron and dust masker.

Keyword :

risk control, medical waste management workers,

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