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First in Indonesia, AP II Airport Has a Biosafety Management System to Strengthen the COVID-19 Prevention Protocol

28 Jan 2021

In the 2021 National K3 Month the company introduces the SHIELD Inspector specifically to supervise, analyze and evaluate COVID-19 prevention protocols

Jakarta - PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) commemorates the National Occupational Safety and Health Month (K3 Nasional) by holding a safety campaign to strengthen the health protocol for preventing COVID-19.

The National K3 Month launched by the government on January 12 - February 12, 2021 carries the theme Strengthening Excellent Human Resources and K3 Culture in All Business Sectors.

In order to support the implementation and theme of the 2021 National K3 Month, PT Angkasa Pura II is holding a Ramp Safety Campaign (RSC) and a Terminal Safety Campaign (TSC) as well as the 2021 National K3 Month at 19 airports on January 28 - February 4, 2021 with the sub-theme "Safety From Hazard Intervention & Ensuring Less of Disease ”or known as SHIELD.

"The SHIELD program is to strengthen 3C [Coordination, Communication and Collaboration] among airport stakeholders so that the COVID-19 prevention protocol can always run well, as well as ensure that security, health and safety aspects can always be improved at the airport," Muhammad Awaluddin explained in the launch ceremony. safety campaign and National K3 Month 2021, today.

This SHIELD program is also intended to encourage readiness and readiness for the full implementation of the Biosafety Management System starting today.

The first time in Indonesia
Muhammad Awaluddin said, "For the first time in Indonesia, officially the Biosafety Management System was fully implemented at AP II airport to break the chain of biological hazard transmission with a number of programs: biohazard precautions, environment screening, infrastructure sterilization, public health assurance, and providing laboratory testing facilities. for COVID-19 at the airport. "

"The SHIELD program increases readiness and preparedness so that the Biosafety Management System can always be implemented properly. Among other things, by assigning human resources who have competence in the field of K3 to become the SHIELD Inspector to be the driving force for the application of Biosafety Management at the airport, "added Muhammad Awaluddin.

The existence of the SHIELD Inspector to supervise the Biosafety Management System is also the first time in airports in Indonesia, where there are special personnel in charge of supervising, analyzing and evaluating the COVID-19 prevention protocol.

"As we know, the personnel at the airport previously consisted of operational, service and security functions, where they had been monitoring the running of health protocols. Now, we are introducing the SHIELD Inspector with a special task for health functions to strengthen the COVID-19 prevention protocol, ”said Muhammad Awaluddin.

Muhammad Awaluddin said, SHIELD Inspector reported the implementation of the Biosafety Management System digitally through the SIR (Safety Inspection Report) feature in the iPerform application, so that it could be followed up immediately if there were findings in the field.

"For the first time, the iPerform application, which is usually used to support the administration of employee work, can today be used as a media for reporting the implementation of the COVID-19 prevention protocol," said Muhammad Awaluddin.

Furthermore, Muhammad Awaluddin said SHIELD made AP II airports optimal in realizing protocol-based airports that focus on cleanliness, health, safety and hygiene and support environmental sustainability.

CHSE Accredited
As well as the SHIELD program, in the middle of the 2021 National K3 Month AP II also launched Cleanliness, Health, Safety and Environment Sustainability (CHSE) accreditation for commercial tenants at airports.

Accreditation is given to tenants who fully implement protocols, for example, staff / workers must carry out routine health checks such as measuring body temperature and are required to wear masks. Then, tenants must also provide hand sanitizers, have a choice of cashless transactions, apply physical distancing procedures, and carry out periodic disinfection in commercial areas.

Through the momentum of the 2021 National K3 Month followed by the iSHIELD program and the Biosafety Management System as well as the CHSE Accredited, AP II airports can maintain and increase public confidence in the national aviation sector. This year, the number of passengers at AP II airport is estimated to increase.

"This increase in passengers must be followed by increased operational readiness and readiness as well as health protocols to prevent COVID-19," said Muhammad Awaluddin.

It is estimated that the number of passenger movements at 19 AP II airports in 2021 will reach 45 million passengers, an increase of around 27% compared to 2020 with 35.54 million passengers.