The impact of hot work climate on textile industry

H Setyawan, I Qodrijati, M P Widjanarti, S Rinawati, T B Atmojo, R Fajariani, T L Wardhani and E W Utomo
Published under license by IOP Publishing Ltd
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 200, conference 1

Climate change phenomenon, especially indicated by air temperature increase, affects the economic sector which becomes obstacles for industry productivity, including textile. According to the data from the Central Bureau of Statistics Republic of Indonesia in 2016, the growing production of the textile industry in Indonesia decreased by 7.65%. It also decreased the IT Co. Ltd productivity in recent years, especially at the weaving department. The weaving department occupied with high-temperature environment among the production processes, which can impact to the health and productivity of workers. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between hot work climate to textile industry productivity from weaving section at IT Co Ltd. The research used the analytic observational designs with a cross-sectional study. The samples were 32 workers from totally 50 workers in the weaving department. The data were analyzed using Spearman’s correlation test. The results of the hot work climate measurement show that 3 from 5 measurement points exceed NAB 29 °C, and most of the workers are productive. Spearman’s correlation test showed that hot work climate significantly correlated with productivity (p =0.033) at the textile industry of IT Co. Ltd, Surakarta, Indonesia.

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The economic and and social elements of climate change