Safety Perceptions Analisys of Adherence to the Use of Personal protective Equipment (PPE) for Professional Students at RSGM Unsoed Purwokerto

Vinoza Ayu Wardani, Rahab Rahab, Haris Budi Widodo


Compliance with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is one of the controls to avoid the danger of infection due to work accidents. Behavior can be influenced by individual beliefs or perceptions to take an action, this is in accordance with the concept of the health belief model which states the relationship between beliefs and health behavior. Compliance with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) at Unsoed Dental Hospital was not in accordance with the quality indicator standard, which was 88.4% based on the results of the infection prevention and control team reporting. This study aims to analyze safety perceptions of adherence to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for professional students at RSGM Unsoed Purwokerto. The research method is quantitative with a cross sectional approach. The research population was all active professional students using simple random sampling. Data is collected using a questionnaire and data analysis is conducted with Moderating Regression Analysis in the SPSS program. The results showed that there was a relationship between perceptions of susceptibility, severity, benefits, and coes to action on compliance with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for professional students at RSGM Unsoed.
Keyword: Perception, Health Belief Model, Compliance, Personal Protective Equipment

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