Health Impact of Pesticide Using Method At Sprayed Worker Farmer in Sumber Mufakat Village, Karo
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- pesticide, sprayed worker farmer, health impact
Pesticide using was a problem concern specialized in safety and health aspect. Missing at work method and not in procedure could increasing of health problem specialize to occupational accident and occupational disease. The purpose of this research was to know the health impact of pesticide from pesticide using method at sprayed worker farmer in Sumber Mufakat village Kabanjahe Karo.This is an analytical survey with cross sectional design. Population are all sprayed worker farmer at Sumber Mufakat village amount 125 people and with using Lameshow formula found the sample size in 55 people. Data was collect by interview and direct observation by using documentation and questionnaire. The data will analyze by using chi-square test. The potential method that influence the health impact was in mixing the pesticide where the sprayed worker farmer has direct contact in using the pesticide. The second potential method was in sprayed the pesticide which is always face on the wind blows that bring the pesticide to exposure the sprayed worker farmer. The health impact from pesticide using like dizzy, headache, eyes irritation, musculoskeletal disorder, nausea and fatique. The chi-square test found that p=0.00 means there is a significant relation between the pesticide using method with health impact of sprayed worker farmer. This research conclude that there was a significant relation between pesticide using method with health impact. Recommended for the sprayed worker farmer to prevent themselves by using safety equipment to avoid the direct exposure from pesticide.
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TY - CONF AU - Eka Lestari Mahyuni AU - Muhammad Makmur Sinaga PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - Health Impact of Pesticide Using Method At Sprayed Worker Farmer in Sumber Mufakat Village, Karo BT - Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 150 EP - 154 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/phico-16.2017.28 DO - 10.2991/phico-16.2017.28 ID - LestariMahyuni2016/12 ER -