Simanjuntak, Julianna and Camelia, Anita and Purba, Imelda G (2013) PENERAPAN KESELAMATAN RADIASI PADA INSTALASI RADIOLOGI DI RUMAH SAKIT KHUSUS (RSK) PARU PROVINSI SUMATERA SELATAN TAHUN 2013. Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat, 4 (03). pp. 254-253. ISSN 20866380

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Background : The high use of radiation for medical activities is the contribution of the second largest source of radiation we receive. Besides radiation gives benefits, it can also cause danger for radiation workers, people, and the environment. So that radiology services should pay attention to safety aspects of radiation according to Peraturan Kepala BAPETEN No.8 in 2011. The purpose of this study is to analyze the application and implementation of radiation safety in Department of Radiology, Pulmonary Special Hospital Hospital, South Sumatra. Methods : A descriptive research with a qualitative approach was implemented in this study. Methods for obtaining information were in-depth interview, observation technique, and document review. Source of information was obtained from six informants, one of them was a key informant. Results : The results showed that implementation of radiation safety in Department of Radiology was not optimal. The other findings were the absence of radiation protection organization structure, lack of training for radiation workers, no radiologist, lack of availability of radiation protection equipment. Moreover, the results of worker radiation film badge has not yet been reported continuously to Batan, health monitoring has not yet been done specially for radiographers, lack of supervision or fast responsiveness to issues of Radiology at the hospital, as well as lack of coordination between the hospitals with radiological installations. Conclusion : It is concluded overview of the application of radiation safety at the Hospital for Special Pulmonary South Sumatra province have increased the awareness of the importance of safety for each radiation worker and also in terms of coordination between hospitals and radiology installations. Expected to be formed for SSR Lung structure and functioning of the organization of radiation protection, giving a reprimand or sanctions for employees who do not work in accordance with the SOP, specific medical examination immediately, and make plans for the training of radiographers. Key words : Application of Radiation Safety, Radiology, Hospital

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
Divisions: Faculty of Public Health > 13201-Public Health (S1)
Depositing User: fakhriyati ningrum
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2019 07:24
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019 07:24

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