Evaluation of Active Fire Protection System in Cement Factory for Optimizing Fire Safety

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Abstract

Emergency condition like the fire can be occurring at anywhere including at industries, therefore workplace fire safety is the most important part of the industries. Industry must be well equiped with safety precautions. All the employers and employees must be aware of fire, and safety, have the knowledge of fire prevention and emergency response. The aim of this study was to evaluate the active fire protection systems in PT Semen Padang and the knowledge of employees about these systems. This study was descriptive study which conducted by document review, field observation, and in depth interviews. The standards used are Manpower Ministerial Regulation, Public Works Ministerial Decrees, and the NFPA international standards, consisting 3 elements. The results of this study indicate that 87% of the elements of management and active fire protection systems in PT Semen Padang has met the standard and only 56% of employees have good knowledge about the active fire protection systems. The element of active fire protection systems which not yet meet the requirement standards are placement of fire extinguisher, fire extinguisher use instructions, and heat detectors.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventInternational Conference of Occupational Health and Safety (ICOHS 2017) - ID, Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 1 Jan 2018 → …

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference of Occupational Health and Safety (ICOHS 2017)
CountryIndonesia
CityBali
Period1/01/18 → …

Keywords

  • Active Fire Protection, Cement Factory, Fire

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