Relationship Analysis between Work Factor and Commitment of Individual with the Occurrence of Unsafe Act (Study in Division of General Engineering PT. XYZ Surabaya)

Zhafira Sakinah, Tjipto Suwandi, Oedojo Soedirham


Occupational accident is accident happened-related work, including diseases arising from employment relationships. Work accident may occur caused by unsecured environmental factors (unsafe condition) and human behavior, which is not safe (unsafe act). Unsafe Action or behavior is unsafe behavior of workers who deviate from the principles of salvation or not in accordance with the working procedures are at risk for the onset of the problem. PT. XYZ is a company engaged in the field of shipbuilding, repair services, as well as general engineering with a particular specification upon order. Occupational accident data obtained at PT. XYZ showed that highest factor of accident in 2012-2013 was unsafe conditions or behaviors. This research aims to analyze the relationship between individual characteristics, employment, and individual commitment with unsafe act in General Engineering Division at PT. XYZ. This is a quantitative research with cross sectional design research that has been carried out in December to January 2014-2015. The research results obtained from 39 respondents, 23 respondents behave safely and 16 respondents behave with unsafe action. Job factor was a factor with a value of highest relationship in the formation of the unsafe act; it was indicated by the value of the Sign. -2.581, through calculations with SPSS logistic regression. The suggested recommendations in the management, could be by providing oversight of the use of the tool of self protection (gloves, a protective covering or face) of the complete and correct at the time the process worked well in a long time working or not. Another step is making a program concern on importance of awareness to apply occupational health and safety in working process and do some briefing with persuasive method to raise the awareness of workers on occupational health and safety.

Keywords: unsafe act, job, commitment

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