PT Perkebunan Nusantara X (PTPN X) is one of the National Plantation Company that produces sugar from cane. And this company a subsidiary of State Owned Plantation Company – PTPN III (Persero). PTPN X has 11 Sugar factories located in East Java which are in Sidoarjo, Mojokerto, Jombang, Nganjuk, Kediri and Tulung Agung.
As company that engaged in the plantation, PTPN X already implemented Occupational Safety and Health Management System according Goverment Regulation No 50 Year 2012 (Peraturan Pemerintah No 50 Tahun 2012).
There are 7 sugar factories that already implemented Occupational Safety and Health Management System, that are : Gempolkrep, Modjopanggoong, Meritjan, Pesantren Baru, Ngadiredjo, and Lestari.
Gempolkrep and Modjopanggoong Sugar factories already implemented since 2015 with audit result was above 90%. Meritjan, Pesantren Baru, Ngadiredjo, and Lestari sugar factories implemented since early 2016 with audit result also above 90%.
Before as a subsidiary of PTPN III (Persero), PTPN X is the first State Owned Sugar Company that implemented Occupational Safety and Health Mangement System in Indonesia ( www.ptpn10.com ).
Right now, there is a questions arises, Why PTPN X very concern about Occupational Safety and Health Management System? By doing implementation that system, it requires so many resources esspecially in fund.
In PTPN X’s Policy of Occupational Safety and Health Management System, PTPN X has commitment to reduce work related disease and work related accident. By doing that, the company wants to improve performance and reduce losses.
In implementing that system, the company made huge steps by making working environment more comfortable for employees. You can see in Meritjan sugar factory, working environment in that factory very clean. ( see www.pgmeritjan.com ).
To be continued in next publish