Proceedings of the U-Go Healthy International Conference, U-Go Healthy 2020, 29 March 2020, Pacitan, East Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Description of Noise Measurement and Hearing Complaints at Workers in Hospital X Ponorogo

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.29-3-2020.2314914,
        author={Rindang  Diannita and Muhamad Rifki Taufik and Muslim Purwo Cahyo},
        title={Description of Noise Measurement and Hearing Complaints at Workers in Hospital X Ponorogo},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the U-Go Healthy International Conference, U-Go Healthy 2020, 29 March 2020, Pacitan, East Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={U-GO HEALTHY},
        year={2022},
        month={9},
        keywords={noise measurement hearing compalints hospital},
        doi={10.4108/eai.29-3-2020.2314914}
    }
    
  • Rindang Diannita
    Muhamad Rifki Taufik
    Muslim Purwo Cahyo
    Year: 2022
    Description of Noise Measurement and Hearing Complaints at Workers in Hospital X Ponorogo
    U-GO HEALTHY
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.29-3-2020.2314914
Rindang Diannita1,*, Muhamad Rifki Taufik1, Muslim Purwo Cahyo1
  • 1: Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Darussalam Gontor Ponorogo, East Java University, Indonesia
*Contact email: rindangdiannita@unida.gontor.ac.id

Abstract

Noise is unwanted noise that comes from activities or activities within a certain period of time and can cause health problems for workers. The purpose of this study is to provide an overview of the impact of noise on labor at Hospital X Ponorogo. This research method is a descriptive study with cross sectional approach. Measurements were made on workers in the Technician Room, Patient Registration Room, Medical Record Room, Administration Room, Nutrition Room, Laundry Room. Data retrieval is done using a Sound Level Meter noise meter. The results showed there were complaints of noise in the workforce at X Ponorogo Hospital. Based on the Decree of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia Number 1204 of 2004 concerning Hospital Environmental Health, the noise intensity does not exceed the established Threshold Value (NAV) of 78 dBA. The conclusion in this study is that workers should and should provide information on the importance of the use of ear muffs and ear plugs, the need for regular hearing health checks at least once a year, and to carry out and pay attention to aspects of occupational safety and health at Hospital X Ponorogo.