An Overview of The Causes of Work Accidents in the Komodo's Bite Workers in Komodo National Park

Fransiskus A.C Waku Moan, Tjipto Suwandi


Work accident which occurred in workers at Komodo National Park is a Komodo dragon bite work accident. According to Genesis, the Komodo dragon's bite of the year 2009-2014 12 cases had occurred in the Komodo dragon bite of the Komodo National Park. The conditions of the lack of fences between komodo with humans aimed at maintaining the authenticity of the wildlife habitat of the Komodo dragon komodo can lead to attacking and biting the workers. This research aims to find out the cause of the accident bite komodo. This research is descriptive research with qualitative approach. Informant this research consisted of workers who had ever been bitten by Komodo dragon and the Head of the Section Management of Komodo National Park. This research was conducted during January 2015 in Resort Loh Buaya Komodo National Park. Results of the study known direct cause of unsafe behavior i.e. a wayward workers in the use of the personal protection equipment (PPE) and wayward against SOP rules and regulations as well as the condition is not as safe as the condition of the guard post in the absence of a security door and the condition of the track is still natural. In addition the existence of indirect causes, namely the provision of PPE that has not been adequate, the lack of a work safety and health training, supervision has not been effective, as well as a communications SOP that has not been effective.

Keywords: Unsafe act, unsafe condition, Komodo National Park.


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