Risk at the educational laboratory in Indonesia

D. Frida Qurbasari, Putri Ayuni Alayyannur, Dani Nasirul Haqi, Meirina Ernawati, Fauziah Mukti Sugiharto

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A laboratory of Audio-Visual Aids (AVA) at the Faculty of Public Health of Universitas Airlangga is one of the education laboratories used as a room for teaching and learning activity related to health promotion implementation and behavioral science that becomes one of the competencies of public health graduates. Laboratory of AVA is equipped with electronic devices, storage cabinets, desks, chairs, and other supported equipment used for the laboratory work that has potential hazards and it can cause risks and impacts. In addition, it can damage either the students or the educational institution if the control is not performed. The objective of this research was implementing the method of Hazards Identification, Risk Assessment, and Determinant control at the Laboratory of AVA as a control effort toward the available potential hazards. The variables of this research were Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, and Determinant control. Based on the finding toward hazard identification that had been done, it had been collected 6 activities that could lead to hazard potential and 7 sources of hazard that could cause 8 risks of occupational health and safety. Risk Assessment that had been done toward the available 8 risks, there were 7 risks included in low-risk level and 1 risk was included in moderate risk level. The given recommendation was tidying up the electrical cable installation, providing warning signs, repairing the broken or opened window, the lectures or teaching staffs guide the students to use a proper editing method, repairing the position of LCD and projector display, and providing the First Aid Kits and its content.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)558-562
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2019


  • Laboratory
  • Risk assessment


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