Correlation of hot work climate with dehydration on bricks workers

Nesya Shera Putri Iksani, Endang Dwiyanti

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Each workplace must have its own source of danger which can cause health problems or occupational diseases due to the exception of informal sector workers such as brick workers. Health problems that can be experienced are dehydration caused by exposure to hot working climate. Incidence of dehydration can cause workers to get tired quickly and decrease productivity. The purpose of this study was to analyze the correlation between hot working climate with dehydration on bricks workers in one of Mojosulur’s brick home industries. Methodes of his research is an analytic observational study, with cross sectional design. The subjects of this study were all brick workers in one of the brick home industries in Mojosulur by 30 respondents. The results of the study showed that most brick workers were dehydrated, varying in level, both moderate and severe dehydration. The results of statistical analysis show that the correlation coefficient (r = 0.638) which can be interpreted as a work climate factor has a strong correlation with the incidence of dehydration Conclusion of this research on work climate and dehydration of brick workers in one of Mojosulur’s brick home industries have a very strong correlation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1379-1386
Number of pages8
JournalIndian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2021


  • Bricks
  • Dehydration
  • Work climate
  • Workplace


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