Abstract

Hospitals are health care institution that organizing comprehensive individual health services that
provide inpatient, outpatient, and emergency services. On the other hand, based on it’s activities,
a hospitals can be a place of disease spreading and potential as a source of environmental pollution and health disturbance. To avoid those risks and to improve the high-quality services, it is
needed to implement environmental health efforts, one of which is good food and beverage hygiene and sanitation practices. The purpose of this study was to know the action of those hygiene
and sanitation measure at the Nutrition Installation of the Klaten’s Dr. R. M. Soedjarwadi local
Mental Hospital. The objects of this descriptive study comprised of: groceries selection, food ingredients storage, food processing, cooked food storage, food delivery, and food service. As the
respondents were the chief in-charge of the Nutrition Installation and 21 food processing officers.
To collect the data, check list form and interview guide were used. Based on the observations it
was found that the score of the hygiene and sanitation practices was 3140 or 92.08 % of the maximum value. Some findings that have not meet the standard were: six out of 10 officers did not
use head-gear, temperature of food store-room (26,03 oC), humidity of food store-room (68.4 %),
lighting of food processing site (80 lux), and the facilities for food warming did not fulfill the requirement. In general, it can be concluded that the implemnetation of the food and beverage hygiene and sanitation practices in the hospital is proper