Jakarta, November 15, 2022 – In commemoration of National Health Day which falls on 12 November 2022 and World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2022 PT Elnusa Tbk (Elnusa) Operation Balikpapan held a series of events. Activities in the form of Psychological First Aid Training, Health Talks about Metabolic Syndrome, Opening a Mini-Medical Check Up (MCU) Booth as well as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities namely blood donors on (27-28/10) at Elnusa Balikpapan Office, East Kalimantan.
Carrying the jargon "stay safe, stay sane" this event aims to increase awareness of the physical health as well as the mental health of workers.
The event lasted for 2 days, starting with the Psychological First Aid Training on (27/10) which was conducted to maintain the mental health of workers in managing burnout and creating a happier work atmosphere. This is done by screening measurements and simple applicative techniques that are taught in training, so that it is expected to be able to reduce the sensation of stress experienced by workers.
Furthermore, on (28/10) the second day there was a Health Talk delivered by doctors from Pertamina Balikpapan Hospital (RSPB) with the theme of Metabolic Syndrome. This sharing was held to remind workers to be more concerned about conditions that can increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. After participating in the Health Talk, workers can visit the MCU Mini Booth in collaboration with the RSPB to consult whether there is a potential for this syndrome. Not only that, the MCU Mini Booth also facilitated the participants to be able to measure blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol, blood sugar, and uric acid. In addition, in collaboration with the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), participants can also carry out humanitarian actions to donate blood.
Head of Operation Support Kalimantan, Ahmad Syibli the initiator of the activity, said that this event needs to be held in one series because it is closely related. Of course to promote awareness of physical and mental health.
“The current pandemic has caused a lifestyle change. For this reason, this event is expected to increase awareness and prevention to achieve fit to work." Said Sybil.