Relationship of noise with the incidence of Hearing Loss and Job Stress in PT. X Production Area

  • Dewi Maulidinia Amar Universitas Mulawarman
  • Dina Lusiana Universitas Mulawarman
  • M. Khairul Nuryanto Universitas Mulawarman


The industrial world is one of the biggest contributors of noise when compared with several other noise sources. This infilicted in many cases of hearing loss due noise in the industrial area. PT X is a manufacturing industry that is engaged in the production of making oil and natural gas driling equipment through several stages of the process in several parts of production that are not free from noise. This research have a purpose to know the relationship of noise with hearing loss and stress in the work area of PT. X. This research is a quantitative study with cross sectional research design. Sampling using the proportionate Statied Random Sampling method amounted to 38 people. Data analysis using Chi square test with significance level 0.05 (5%). Results showed that was a significant relationship between noise with Hearing Loss right ear (p = 0,00) Hearing Loss left ear (p = 0,007). while working stress item role - in (p=0,309), role conflicts (p = 0,703), qualitative overload (p = 0,666), career development (p = 0,703), responsibility for other (p = 0,344) is not related to noise in the production area of PT. X. It is recomended that workers use personal protective equipment such as earmuff and earplugs when working and always follow the prescribed producres of the company primarily related to the management of noise in the workplace   

Keywords : Noise, Hearing Loss, Stress


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Nov 30, 2019
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AMAR, Dewi Maulidinia; LUSIANA, Dina; NURYANTO, M. Khairul. Relationship of noise with the incidence of Hearing Loss and Job Stress in PT. X Production Area. Husada Mahakam: Jurnal Kesehatan, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 2, p. 1 - 12, nov. 2019. ISSN 2461-0402. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 13 july 2020. doi: