7.5.1. Medical Checks
Employers should arrange for pre-employment, periodic and special medical checks at no cost to workers by a certified Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, Occupational Safety and Health (HIPERKES) doctor.
Pre-employment medical examinations are conducted to ensure that workers are physically and mentally fit for their jobs and are not suffering from any contagious diseases that could affect other workers.
Periodic medical examinations are performed at least once a year.
Special Medical examinations are provided to certain categories of workers performing specific types of work with certain health risk. They are also provided to workers with complaints about a particular health problem.
MOMT REGULATION ON WORKERS HEALTH EXAMINATION IN THE IMPLEMENTATION WORK SAFETY NO. PER.02/MEN/1980 [PERATURAN MENAKERTRANS TENTANG PEMERIKSAAN KESEHATAN TENAGA KERJA DALAM PENYELENGGARAAN KESELAMATAN KERJA NO. PER. 02/MEN/1980];
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND WORKERS PROTECTION DECREE ON FORMS RELATED TO ARTICLE 7(3) OF THE MOMT REGULATION NO. PER.02/MEN/1980, NO. KEPT.40/DP/1980 [SURAT KEPUTUSAN DIREKTUR JENDERAL PEMBINAAN HUBUNGAN PERBURUHAN DAN PERLINDUNGAN TENAGA KERJA TENTANG PENETAPAN BENTUK/FORMULIR SEBAGAIMANA DIMAKSUD PASAL 7 AYAT (3) PERATURAN MENTERI TENAGA KERJA DAN TRANSMIGRASI NO. PER.02/MEN/1980, No. Kept.40/DP/1980].
7.5.2. Pregnant and Nursing Women
If work poses a significant risk to the health of a pregnant or nursing woman, measures must be taken to eliminate the risk, at no reduction in pay for the woman. Employers are prohibited from employing pregnant women between 11 pm and 7 am if according to doctor’s certificate that working during those hours would risk of damaging their health or harming their own safety and the safety of the baby that is in their womb.
7.5.3. HIV/AIDS Prevention
Employers must conduct risk assessments, develop policies, and educate workers on HIV/AIDS prevention and control. Employers must provide healthcare for people with HIV/AIDS.
MOMT DECREE ON HIV/AIDS PREVENTION AND CONTROL AT THE WORKPLACE NO. KEP.68/MEN/IV/2004, ART. 5 [KEPUTUSAN MENAKERTRANS TENTANG PENCEGAHAN DAN PENANGGULANGAN HIV/AIDS DI TEMPAT KERJA NO. KEP.68/MEN/IV/2004, PASAL. 5];
7.5.4. First Aid
Employers are required to provide first aid facilities in the form of equipment, supplies, and materials used in the implementation of first aid at the workplace, which includes:
- First aid room;
- First aid boxes with contents;
- evacuation and transportation equipment; and
- Additional facilities in the form of personal protective equipment and/or special equipment at the workplace-specific potential hazards.
First Aid Box Content
Employers are required to appoint workers as First Aid Officers to have additional responsibilities carrying out first aid at the workplace. First aid officers must be present at each floor and at every shift.
Certified first aid officers must be present on every floor of the workplace and during every shift.