The process of managing medical solid waste at the Siti Hajar Islamic Hospital Sidoarjo
Keywords:Hospital, Management, Medical Solid Waste
Management of medical solid waste is very important, especially for health providers and
the general public who are beginning to be aware of the effects of bad waste management and become
a major threat to public health. This study aims to analyze the process of managing medical solid
waste at RSI SH Sidoarjo based on the Minister of Health Decree No. 1204 of 2004 concerning
hospital environmental health requirements. The type of research used is descriptive qualitative. The
study was conducted form February to March 2019 with a total of 7 informants. Data collection by
observation, interview and document study. Data analysis used the method of source triangulation and
theory triangulation. The results showed that, of the 6 aspects of medical solid waste management
there were 3 aspects which were entirely (100.0%) optimally implemented, namely the aspect of
sorting, storage and destruction, in the aspect of collection and transportation mostly (75.0% and
66.8% ) optimally implemented, the half of the TPS aspect (50.0%) was carried out optimally. It is
recommended to collect aspects to adjust the use of safety boxes in each room. In the aspect of
transportation, make a policy related to the use of PPE for cleaning service officers who handle
medical solid waste and rearrange the transportation routes. In the aspect of TPS, reuse incinerators to
treat medical solid waste.
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