Reed College Ancillary Personnel Radiation Safety Training Test

SCORE ________ (80% = pass)

Print name: _______________________________ Date: ______________

Signature: _________________________________ Reed ID: ___________

1. Whom should you consult if you have safety concerns regarding radiation safety?

  1. Your supervisor
  2. The RSO
  3. The reactor director
  4. a and b

2. What does RSO stand for?

  1. Reactor Safety Overseer
  2. Radiation Safety Officer
  3. Radiation Safeguard Options
  4. Radioactive Storage Office

3. Areas where radioactive materials are used are regularly tested for contamination (radiation where it does not belong).

  1. True
  2. False

4. In a room with a sign reading "Caution Radioactive Material", which of the following are you permitted to do?

  1. Handle bags labeled "radioactive material".
  2. Clean up a spill if you see one.
  3. Wipe down surfaces daily.
  4. None of the above.

5. All rooms containing equipment that produces X-rays will be labeled.

  1. True
  2. False

6. Every person receives a measurable radiation dose each year.

  1. True
  2. False

7. All packages used to transport radioactive materials are labeled.

  1. True
  2. False

8. Which of the following statements is true?

  1. You can see and feel radiation.
  2. In rooms containing radioactive materials, these materials will be stored safely.
  3. Someone is always present when experiments use x-rays.
  4. Radiation is one of the most difficult hazards to control.

9. Why don’t ancillary personnel have to wear a personal radiation monitoring device?

  1. Their exposures are so low that it isn’t necessary
  2. It would be too costly
  3. Only reactor employees are legally required to wear them
  4. They only need to be worn around alpha emitters

10. Whom can you call in an emergency?

  1. Melinda Krahenbuhl
  2. Community Safety
  3. Kathleen Fisher
  4. All of the above