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Jakarta tells businesses to cooperate during PSBB

  • News Desk

    Jakarta

Jakarta   /   Thu, September 17 2020   /  01:00 am
Employees work in an office in Kuningan, South Jakarta on Sept. 11, 2020. Nonessential workplaces and government offices are only allowed to have no more than 25 percent of their employees to work in the office at the same time during the new large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) period in Jakarta.(Antara/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)

The Jakarta administration has urged businesses to cooperate during the implementation of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) as authorities raise concerns over the limited number of supervisory officials available to oversee them. Jakarta Manpower, Transmigration and Energy Agency head Andri Yansyah said the office had only 25 teams in charge of overseeing the implementation of health protocols, each team tasked with monitoring three companies a day. With the help of the Jakarta Public Order Agency, the 25 teams are monitoring 79,849 small to large companies that employ up to 2.1 million people. “That’s why we expect companies’ internal task forces to assist us. Besides the implementation of COVID-19 protocols, we also call for the creation of P2K3 [occupational health and safety committees],” Andri said on Tuesday. Andri said it would be difficult...