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The European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences

Online ISSN: 2301-2218
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Relationship work fatigue related to work stress on circadian rythm night shift operator employee PT. Indonesia Bulk Terminal Kotabaru, South Kalimantan, Indonesia


Background Excessive workload can cause not only physical fatigue, as well as the emotions which then become a source of stress. Fatigue is a factor that may impede the achievement of productivity. Physical fatigue, mental, and emotional stress suffered due to long periods of time due to the high productivity demands. Aims Determine the relationship of fatigue to the stress of working on the night shift employees at the operator. Methods Observational analytic cross sectional approach. The study population was all part of the service employees at PT. IBT as many as 130 employees of the operator. The research sample was taken by using purposive sampling as many as 97 people. The research instrument used in this study was a questionnaire fatigue and work stress. Results The level of employee fatigue as much as 62% exhausted, to the level of work stress 58% stress level is high. Work stress and relationships based on employee fatigue 72% exhausted. Conclusions There is a relationship to work stress fatigue on operator night shift employees. Suggestion alternate shift pattern and shift off before. Giving out bond program for employee. In order to create a new atmosphere and relaxed and a sense of togetherness and belonging. So that productivity increases as well as health and safety realized.

Keywords: Fatiguejob stressemployee servicenight shiftIBT

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Published online: 30.04.2014
Pages: 1423-1430
Publisher: Future Academy
Online ISSN: 2301-2218
Article Type: Original Research
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