Development of Health Program Using Rapcriec Method in Company X to Reduce Employees Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Hypertension, Obesity, and Hyperuricemia


Auliah Rahmi, Doni Hikmat Ramdhan

 

Masters Program of Occupational Health and Safety,

Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Indonesia

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Company X is a company engaged in drilling mud, due to the high intensity of work and an unhealthy lifestyle, occupational health and safety (OHS) becomes a problem. In 2018, employees were facing cholesterol, triglycerides, hypertension, obesity and hyperuricemia problems and in addition, there were three employees experiencing heart attacks, one stroke, two employees experiencing kidney dysfunction, and one employee experiencing gallstones. Meanwhile, the OHS program in the company has not been implemented optimally. There was a decline in the trend of sports programs participation from January 2018 (75%) to January 2019 (25%). It is necessary to improve and develop OHS based on the RAPCRIEC method (Recognition, Analysis, Planning, Communication, Preparation, Implementation, Evaluation, and Continuity) to reduce the percentage of employees who experience cholesterol, triglycerides, hypertension, and obesity.

Subjects and Methods: This was a quantitative design carried out at PT X conducted in June-December 2019. The study subjects were all 69 employees of PT X. The independent variable of the study was the health program. The dependent variables of the study were cholesterol levels, triglycerides, hypertension, obesity and employee hyperuricemia. Data on cholesterol, triglycerides, hypertension, obesity and hyperuricemia were obtained from medical check-ups. Data were analyzed using the percentage reduction in the number of employees who experience cholesterol, triglycerides, hypertension, obesity and hyperuricemia.

Results: In the results of the medical check-up in 2018, it was found that the most health problems were cholesterol (37%), triglycerides (22%), hypertension (11.5%), obesity (7.5%), and hyperuricemia (7.2%). After the using of RAPCRIEC method, in December 2019 a medical check-up was conducted and showed the decrease health problems percentage among workers. They were experienced cholesterol (21.7%), triglycerides (11.6%), hypertension (7.2%), obesity (5.7%) and hyperuricemia (2.8%).

Conclusion: The development of a health program using the RAPCRIEC method at company X has reduced the percentage of employees who experience cholesterol, triglycerides, hypertension, and obesity.

Keywords: RAPCRIEC, cholesterol, triglycerides, hypertension, obesity

Correspondence: Auliah Rahmi. Masters Program of Occupational Health and Safety, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Indonesia. Email: auliah.rahmi33@gmail.com. Mobile: 08111082609.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the7thicph.04.02

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