Hazard Identification and Risk of Work Assessment on Street Sweeper in Medan City
Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016)
In 2015 Social Security Agency Employment (BPJS) reported that in the first semester reached 50.089 cases of occupational accidents. The work accident can be avoided by knowing and recognizing the potential hazard and risk of work environment the act of controlling can be implemented. The purpose of this research is to identify the hazard and risk of work assessment on street sweeper in Medan City. This qualitative study is snowball sampling with observation and direct interview with 20
... iew with 20 informants and then the data is presented with narrative text. This study finds that there are some risks from 3 routinework stages (sweeping, lifting, and garbage collecting), that is 10 potential hazard sources; 4 physical hazards, 1 chemical hazard, 1 biological hazards, 2 physiological hazards and 2 safety hazards and for the risk assessment, it is identified 6 activities categorized as low category (60%), 2 activities categorized as moderate (20%), 1 category categorized as high activity (10%) and 1 activity categorized as extreme category (10%). While from 3non routine-work stages (employees of grass cutter, puddle sweeper, and dust removal) there are 3 sources of hazard and risk assessment with low category. It can be concluded that the hazard source with low risk (low) in the sense of risk is acceptable, so that we do not need any handle / control, while the potential source of hazard categorized as Moderate, High and Extreme need more control. Dinas kebersihan as the leading sector of the street sweeper in Medan is being expected to make and socialize SOP of work so that they can work well for K3 efforts.