Occupational Health and Safety Training Intervention on Women Health Officers' Safety Behavior at Public Health Center Wolasi, South Konawe Regency
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Background: Public Health Center is a workplace with the potential for occupational safety and health (K3) hazards to its officers, patients and visitors. The level of occupational safety and health risks can be significantly minimized by implementing safety behaviors. Increased safety behavior can be influenced by the practice of having interventions in the form of K3 training. Interventions are carried out based on risk assessments in the workplace.
Objective: This study aims to know the potential for hazards by conducting a risk assessment and assessing the effect of K3 training on actions based on operational procedures, use of personal protective equipment, use of equipment and tools, work posture of officers at public health center of Wolasi South Konawe Regency.
Methods: This research was a passive participatory observational study to assess potential hazards. To assess the effect of K3 training, a quasi experiment is used with a pretest - post test one group design. The sample obtained by 20 respondents with purposive sampling technique.
Results: The results showed that there were 5 potential hazards of low risk categories, 12 potential hazards of medium risk and 18 potential hazards of high risk. The results of statistical test with Wilcoxon signed rank test was that there was a significant effect on behavior based on operational procedures (p = 0.000 <0.05), the use of personal protective equipment (p= 0,000<0,05) and the use of tools and equipment (p = 0.003 <0.05). There was no significant effect on work posture. Conclusion: There is an effect of occupational safety and health training on safety behavior in terms of operational procedures, use of personal protective equipment and the use of tools and equipment for officers at public health center of Wolasi. Public health center of officers are advised to be more disciplined in performing according to the public health center of SOP. It is better for the public health center of to form a K3 team that oversees the implementation of occupational safety and health and also socializes the Minister of Health Regulation number 52 of 2018.
- Potential hazards
- safety behavior
- health workers
- K3 training.
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