Socialization of Occupational Health and Safety to the Construction Worker Community
Keywords:Construction workers, Occupational safety, Occupational health, Online education
Hazards related to working at heights include falling from height, falling objects, electrical hazards and weather conditions. Labor Law No. 1 of 1970 concerning occupational safety regulates the prevention of worker accidents in Indonesia. This study aimed to describe the socialization activities of occupational safety and health among construction workers in Palembang. Occupational safety and health socialization activities are carried out online using Google Meet every week during June 2020. Four meetings were held, each meeting duration of 2 hours. This activity was attended by around 164 members of the construction community of South Sumatra, Indonesia. The socialization activities were carried out by presenting material, questions and answers and mini demonstrations of occupational safety and health. In conclusion, Occupational safety and health socialization activities increase the knowledge and awareness of workers in applying work safety principles.
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