KEBIASAAN MEROKOK, PENGGUNAAN APD, DAN GANGGUAN PERNAPASAN PEKERJA GUDANG SEMEN TIGA RODA BENGKULU
Respiratory disorders are human lung function damage due to blockage of the
respiratory tract by dust respiratory disorders. The research problem is the high smoking
and lack of PPE in cement warehouse workers. The purpose of research known relationship
of smoking habits and personal protective equipment (PPE) with respiratory distress
on three wheels cement warehouse worker Bengkulu. Type a descriptive study using
cross sectional approach. Subjects consisted of 35 respondents. Data were collected by
questionnaire directly to the job site. Univariate and bivariate analysis with Chi-square
test. The results of data analysis showed that the value of ρ = 0.001 (ρ ˂ 0,005) smoking
(81.0%) there is a link cigarette smoking with breathing disorders, the value ρ = 0.011 (ρ
˃ 0,005) did not wear PPE (72%) there is no relationship APD with respiratory disorders.
Suggested workers using PPE in the form of a mask while working or while in the surrounding
area cement storage warehouse. The company also advised medical check up on
workers to control the physical condition of workers so that the worker is known to have
suffered respiratory problems.