Self-Awareness Behavior in the Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


  • Yuditia Prameswari Universitas Batam
  • Caren Chaylaurent Universitas Batam


Self-Awareness is an important aspect in compliance with the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Referring to Peraturan Pemerintah Nomor 50 Tahun 2012 concerning Occupational Health and Safety Management System, PPE is tools to guarantee and protect the safety and health of workers through efforts to prevent work accidents and occupational diseases. This is quantitative study with a correlational survey method, using total purposive sampling technique with 129 employees of PT. Karya Teknik Utama Tanjung Riau. The instrument used in this study was Self Awareness Scale (Cronbach alpha α=0.912), conducted in October 2021 to November 2021. PT. Karya Teknik Utama has made efforts to prevent work accidents and occupational diseases, in fact the efforts made have not yielded results because there are still many workers who do no follow the regulations set by the company and end up harming themselves and others. The result is 90.6 % worker at PT. Karya Teknik Utama have High Self Awareness Behavior while working.