Analysis of Work Accidents in Packaging Workers Using ILCI Theory in the Informal Metal Industry

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Abstract

Introduction: Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is an important indicator that must be done by any company with more than 100 employees or those have a high hazard risk level of causing work accidents. The packaging unit is the last production stage that has a risk of a work accident. This study aimed at analyzing work accidents in packaging workers using ILCI theory in the Informal Metal Industry. Methods: This study was observational quantitative research with cross-sectional design. The research respondents involved was the entire population in the packaging unit of 16 workers. One of the data collection instruments employed in this study was questionnaire which was tested using Spearman correlation test. Results: There was a relationship between OHS policy and individual commitment, provision of PPE and work stress, work stress and work noise, while no significant relationship found between OHS training and PPE provision with individual commitment, between lack of control and OHS knowledge, between OHS policies and OHS training with work stress, between human factors and working behavior, between human factors and work climate, between human factors and lighting in the workplace, between working behavior and work accidents, as well as between working environment and occupational accidents. Conclusion: Only 3 variables have a relationship, those are between OHS policy and individual commitment, between provision of PPE and work stress, as well as between work stress and work noise; while other variables had no significant relationship.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-29
Number of pages9
JournalMalaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences
Volume18
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2022

Keywords

  • And Work Noise
  • HS
  • Informal Sector
  • Work Accidents
  • Work Stress

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