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PT DAHANA (Persero) applies the New Normal protocol for operational protection of workers and stakeholders inside and outside the region.

Dahana's readiness to welcome the New Normal is in accordance with the direction of the Minister of SOEs by virtue of letter number S-336/MBU/05/2020 dated May 15, 2020 on Anticipation of SOE’s New Normal Scenario.

Dahana, SOE which is engaged in explosives manufacture has also formed a Covid-19 Task Force.

This task force plays an active role in the preparation of protocols with attention to various elements both in aspects of human resources.

"[The protocol deals with] the way the company's operations work both in term of process and technology, as well as its impact on customers, partners, and other stakeholders, and ensuring business continuity," said DAHANA Covid-19 Handling Task Force Chairman Asep Maskandar, Friday (05/06/2020).

Asep Maskandar explained that since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the main focus has been the health and safety of the whole community and employees (people first).

For this purpose, he added, DAHANA continues to implement prevention protocols in all work areas, starting from the inspection of visitors entering the Energetic Material Center Area.

"[The protocol] involves environmental disinfectant sprayings, checking of body temperature, and setting of physical distancing, along with the requirement of masks," said Asep.

In addition, the company, headquarter in Subang, West Java, also helped the community in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.

DAHANA directly provides assistance to the community and institutions in the form of Medical PPE, provision of hand washing facilities in public places and free basic food through the DAHANA Partnership Program’s special social unit.

"With these efforts DAHANA hopes that the Covid-19 pandemic can come to an end soon," concluded Asep Maskandar.