TPS DISTRIBUTES 1000 SETS OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
TO HANDLE COVID-19
Surabaya (4/9) – Since the charts of Covid-19 patients in Surabaya has not yet decreased, and there are lots of medical personnel get infected by the disease, the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) becomes very important as an effort to reduce the risk of transmitting this infectious disease, especially for medical personnel who are to take care their patients.
As a form of support from PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS) to the medical personnel who work continuously as front liners in the current pandemic, TPS has distributed 1000 sets of Personal Protective Equipment consisting hazmat shirts, gloves and shoes covers, face shields and medical masks to two hospitals, i.e. Covid Emergency Hospital at jalan Indrapura (RS. Kobagwilhan II Indrapura) and RSAL dr. Ramelan. The two hospitals are appointed as the referral hospitals for Covid-19 handling in Surabaya.
The provision of 500 sets of Personal Protective Equipment were directly presented by Robby Dayoh, TPS Engineering Director, to the Head of Covid Emergency Hospital at jalan Indrapura (RS. Kobagwilhan II Indrapura), Colonel CKM dr. Khrisna Murti Sp. BS, on Wednesday (2/9). On that occasion, dr. Khrisna Murti briefly explained regarding how the procedure of patient handling, what facilities are provided for the patients, and what activities the patients do during the isolation period.
"The key to recover from Covid-19 is happiness, because happiness increases body immune," said dr. Krishna Murti.
On this occasion TPS Volunteers had the opportunity to meet doctors who treat patients at Covid Emergency Hospital (Kobagwilhan II Indrapura). One of them is Dr. Nevy Sp.P. who is a pulmonogist. Dr. Nevy conveyed a message to TPS Volunteers to always comply with medical protocols and don't let any new cluster arise.
Robby Dayoh also said that TPS always encourages its employees to comply with medical protocols, i.e. wearing masks, diligently washing hands, and not gathering in groups. The working hours for employees has been adjusted, the social distancing has been arranged at all working areas. Additional facilities have been provided in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19, i.e. hand washing facilities, automatic thermal imaging camera for measuring body temperature at office areas and wharf areas.
On Thursday (3/9), TPS Volunteers led by the Corporate Secretar, Erika A. Palupi also handed over 500 sets of personal Protective Equipment to RSAL dr. Ramelan Surabaya and was received by the head of Pharmacy, Lieutenant Colonel Sri Hardjono Apt.
The same message was conveyed by Lieutenant Colonel Sri Hardjono Apt to TPS Volunteers to always self taking care and stay healthy to prevent any new new cluster arising at the port areas.
Providing this assistance is a form of TPS social responsibility and commitment to support the Government in handling the Covid-19 outbreak.
"Medical personnel have tough tasks as front liners in handling Covid-19 patients. Therefore, they should be provide with adequate medical equipment for their safety," Erika added.
About PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya:
PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS) is a subsidiary of Pelindo III Group, engaged in port services in export-import and domestic container terminal services.
TPS runs its core business as a container terminal operator, as a gateway to the economy of export - import activities in Indonesia, is the first terminal in Indonesia to implement ship safety standards and port facilities which came into effect in July 2004.
For further information, please contact :
PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS)
Jl. Tanjung Mutiara 1, Surabaya 60177 – Indonesia
HP. +62 816 544 5969
Telephone: +62 31 3202050
Fax: +62 31 3291628