Abstract: Market is area where the buying and selling of goods with the seller more than one good something called the shopping centre traditional market, supermarket, shops, mall, plaza, central trade and others. Research is to give in idea of the characteristics and solid waste management market and complaint skin irritation on janitor in the traditional market and modern market in Medan city 2013. This research is descriptive with sample janitor which totaled 40 people. The characteristic of respondents in the traditional market Penampungan Pusat Pasar the most common being a janitor ≥ 26 years: 10 people (45,5%), gender is a man: 13 people (59,1%), last high school education: 13 people (59,1%), long work ≥ 1 years: 15 people (68,2%), working hour ≥ 5 hours: 22 people (100%), ever had complaints of skin irritation: 8 people (36,4%). The characteristic of respondents in the modern market Berastagi Supermarket, a janitor at most 15-20 years old: 10 people (55,6%), gender is a man: 13 people (55,6%), last high school education: 18 people (100%), long work ≤ 1 years: 17 people (94,4%), working hour ≥ 5 hours: 18 people (100%), never had complaints of skin irritation: 18 people (100%). The market Penampungan Central Market using traditional Markets do not waste separation while in the modern market made Berastagi Supermarket waste separation, between the organic and inorganic waste. Advices to departement of market and department of cleansing to provide counseling and socialization regarding waste management which is right and the importance of the use of a protective self (APD) while working to janitor both in traditional market Penampungan Central Market and modern market Berastagi Supermarket.
Keywords: Characteristis, Solid waste, Skin irritation complaint, Janitors, Traditional market and Modern market
Penulis: Sri Isnaini Ritonga, irnawati marsaulina, wirsal hasan
Journal Code: jpkesmasdd140459