Evidence of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Among the Workers at Production Site of Water Supply Company PT.XYZ

Dimas Brilliant Sunarno, Sjahrul Meizar Nasri

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Abstract

PT. XYZ is a water supply company, in its business process PT. XYZ has 23 departments which have various work patterns, locations, and noise sources. The aims of this study are to find the evidence of noise-induced hearing loss among the workers at PT. XYZ and describe the distribution of prevalence of workers who had NIHL. A total of 483 workers were analyzed by univariate method. The result showed that the prevalence of NIHL among workers at PT. XYZ are 42 (8.7%) on right ear and 51 (10.6%) on left ear. Obtained a result of 97.6% and 96.1% of workers who had NIHL are male. On the other hand, 97.6% and 90.2% of workers who had NIHL are above 40 years old. Further research is needed to prove the cause of NIHL among workers at PT. XYZ.
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

  • Noise-induced hearing loss, water supply company, audiometry.

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