Factors Associated with Preparedness Efforts of Production Employees in Facing Fire at PT. Kilang Lima Gunung Padang in 2023


  • Rani Selvia Wulandari Alifah Health Science Collage
  • Nizwardi Azkha Alifah Health Science Collage
  • Yulia Yulia Alifah Health Science Collage


Attitude, Fire Preparedness Efforts, Knowledge Level


In 2021 at PT Kilang Lima Gunung Padang there was a fire caused by 60% electrical short circuit or sparks from the central warehouse cable falling into crates containing 30% rubber material. The fire then spread very quickly. This resulted in a loss of around 5 billion. The impacts that occur when a fire occurs are human, material, environmental, economic, and social. The purpose of this study was to determine the factors associated with employee preparedness efforts in dealing with fires at PT Kilang Lima Gunung Padang in 2023. This type of quantitative research with a cross sectional design, the research time was carried out in March-August 2023. The sample in this study were all production employees totaling 52 people (total population). Data collection using a questionnaire by means of a questionnaire. Based on the results of the study, it shows that 51.9% of employees are not good with fire preparedness efforts, 65.4% of employees have a low level of knowledge, 57.7% of employees have a negative attitude, the availability of infrastructure is not complete (13.5%). There is a relationship between the level of knowledge with preparedness efforts in the face of fire (p = 0.001), attitude (p = 0.006) and there is no relationship between the availability of infrastructure with preparedness efforts in the face of fire (p = 0.422). Preparedness efforts are influenced by several factors, namely the level of knowledge and attitude. It is recommended to the company to conduct simulation training on fire preparedness efforts in the event of a fire employees are ready to face the fire.