In the last six months, the Covid-19 pandemic has a very detrimental impact in various sectors, one of them is the manufacturing industry. This made the government, community, and industry/ company spend many efforts to cut the spread of Covid-19.
However, Suryacipta takes an active role in preventing the spread of Covid-19 in its industrial area by conducting rapid test collaborated with APINDO and KADIN Karawang Regency on 23rd June 2020. This attended by the Ministry of Manpower Dra. Hj. Ida Fauziyah, M.Si., Regent of Karawang represented by the Regional Secretary, Dandim 0604/ Karawang, and Karawang Police Chief. In addition to the rapid tests, tenants also get the socialization towards Covid-19 prevention protocol in the workplace.
"We fully support APINDO and KADIN Karawang Regency in conducting the rapid test for our tenants. As the Suryacipta City of Industry management, we are constantly working to optimize the communication toward tenants especially those related to Covid-19 pandemic through industrial activities", said Ir. Didi Wihardi, Director of PT Suryacipta Swadaya.
Regional Secretary Karawang Drs. H. Acep Jamhuri, M.Sc. said, "in Karawang, the industries were not closed during the Covid-19 pandemic, it is still operating as long as they implemented the health protocol". Acep asked the company to assist the government in handling Covid-19 through rapid test activity.
"The awareness of pandemic prevention in the workplace is expected to mend business productivity. Thus, the national economy will gradually normal. Hopefully, it can be an example for industries in Indonesia", said the Minister of Manpower (Menaker), Dra. Hj. Ida Fauziyah, M.Sc.
In accordance with the direction of President Joko Widodo, Menaker Ida said that, in dealing with the impact of the pandemic, especially the economic sector, they invited the business and industrial sectors to revolve the wheels of the economy. Hence, handling the outbreak and its impact must go in hand.
"The efforts to prevent and break the Covid-19 in the workplace must be carried out together. Although the outbreak has not disappeared, the sustainability of the business/ industry will be continued. Therefore, make sure that the workers are safe" said Menaker Ida.
Acep Jamhuri emphasized that the regulation of Large Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) in Karawang is PSBB segmentation. This means that PSBB is not strict so that it becomes flexible. "Until now, we have continued to carry out segmentation. There is no need to be afraid and panicked since the key is discipline", said Acep.
With the implementation of the rapid test, it is expected to break the chain of Covid-19, so that the work process can be carried out safely.