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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Occupational Health And Productivity In Noise Exposure And Room Layout

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A. Muhammad Idkhan, Fiskia Rera Baharuddin



Ergonomic, Human Factor, Pollution, Working in conditions, Work Environment



Comfort at work will significantly affect the level of productivity and personal health of workers or students. Research conducted comparing the phenomena that occur with the standard values issued by official institutions. The research was in the machine tool laboratory of the Engineering Faculty, Universitas Negeri Makassar. The research conducted is qualitative and quantitative. The parameters tested in the study are the noise level and room layout. Primary data obtained from the results of noise measurements with Sound Level Meters on average per 10 minutes later for room layout through direct measurement and then distribution of questionnaires to see the perception of the workers. Data needed in research analysis take and analyzed using the IBM SPSS Program. From the results of the study obtained an acoustic level (noise) with a value of 82.14 dB (A), while the ideal standard for space is 85 – 90dB (A), then the design of the room with the results of 41.48 square meters, while the ideal standard for each work unit ranges from 64 meters square. From these results it is necessary to check the noise threshold every year so that the comfort and health of the workers maintained. Room patterns that still tend to be narrow, not following applicable standards will indirectly reduce productivity at work, and there is a tendency to not pay attention to comfort and safety in the laboratory or workshop



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