Improvement efforts of hazardous waste management implementation in Karimun Regency fabrication yard, Indonesia

Sharyne Sylvani, Haryoto Kusnoputranto

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In its activities, a Fabrication Yard can produce up to. 400,000 kg of waste within 90 days despite implementing maintained procedure on hazardous waste management, which based on the government regulation. The objective of this study is to analyze the improvement efforts of hazardous waste management implemented in the Fabrication Yard..This study uses primary and secondary data with qualitative approach seen from the characteristics of the hazardous and toxic waste produced as well as the implementation of their overall hazardous waste management system. The study design is descriptive and data analysis using the data triangulation. The hazardous waste generated came from 12 facilities out of 17 facilities with 18 different types of waste. The amount of waste generated is influenced by the type of activity and types of materials used in the yard. While management efforts undertaken in the form of waste minimization, waste collection, waste storage, and waste transportation, on which the process of collection, storage and transportation of the hazardous and toxic waste are partially align with the requirements from government regulations. Although aligned, there are rooms to improve the hazardous waste management like implementing strict rules on working on waste segregation and provide necessary training to personnel involved regarding hazardous waste management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-297
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2018


  • Fabrication yard
  • Hazardous waste
  • Toxic waste
  • Waste management


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